COVID in Pennsylvania weekly update: Average daily cases double

  • Source: WHTM-TV ABC 27 Harrisburg
  • Published: 05/13/2022 12:00 AM

As of data checked at 4:35 p.m. on May 12, 2022, there were 21,596 additional cases of COVID-19 in Pennsylvania from Wednesday, May 4, through Tuesday, May 10, for a statewide cumulative total of 2,359,297 confirmed cases and 490,366 probable cases, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The DOH is now releasing updated COVID-19 data weekly on Wednesdays. In the first 10 days of May, there was an average of 2,767.2 new COVID-19 cases reported per day, according to DOH data. This is more than twice as many as the daily average for the month of April, which was 1,333. There are currently 907 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in the state, with 96 adult coronavirus patients in the intensive care unit. Hospitalizations are up about 39%, or 256 patients, since May 1.


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