COVID-19 Update, Wednesday, November 2, 2022
Pennsylvania’s Department of Health reported Nov. 2 that a total of 24,265,621 vaccine doses have been administered in the Commonwealth. Of those, 1,082,112 doses of bivalent vaccine have been administered since Sept. 2, 2022. More than 9,575,000 Pennsylvanians received a first dose, and 8,604,168 Pennsylvanians have received two doses of the vaccine, with another 4,151,613 first booster doses and 852,577 second booster doses administered.
Statewide, excepting Philadelphia, a total of 2,727,803 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, with another 590,051 cases probable. The Pennsylvania total death toll from COVID-19 stands at 47,840. The state continues to identify more than 2,000 cases per day, with an average in recent weeks of 15 deaths per day.
The Philadelphia Department of Public Health reported Nov. 2 that 3,619,446 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Philadelphia. This is an increase of 216,934 since Wednesday, October 19.
Thus far in Philadelphia, 1,254,200 residents have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 1,012,600 have received two doses, 460,510 have received three, and 130,154 have received four. 112,729 Philadelphia residents have received at least one dose of bivalent COVID-19 vaccine booster in Philadelphia.
Everyone six months of age and older are now eligible to be vaccinated.
In the previous week, 9.2 percent of COVID-19 tests in Philadelphia have come back positive. Thus far during the pandemic, 331,491 Philadelphians have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and 5,286 have succumbed to the virus. Philadelphia is averaging 169 new cases of COVID-19 per day over the last week.