Pennsylvania officially reported more than 6,400 hospitalizations for COVID-19 on Friday. That topped the previous record of 6,300 from December 2020. The rapid spread of the omicron variant has reignited debate over school closings and remote learning, mask and vaccine mandates and frontline worker shortages across the Keystone State. 

Health officials at both the state and local levels continue to provide data on COVID-19, which can provide important context to businesses, government officials and citizens alike as the pandemic continues. City & State is tracking some key COVID-19 numbers to keep Pennsylvanians apprised of how the virus is impacting the state.



These numbers were last updated on Jan. 20.

STATEWIDE

39,093– The number of Pennsylvania residents who have died after testing positive for the coronavirus, as reported by the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Jan. 20. There were 24 deaths on Jan. 17.

2,090,246– Total number of confirmed positive tests for the coronavirus, as reported on Jan. 20. There were 15,295 positive tests on Jan. 19. 

6,962 – The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus on Jan. 20. At the height of the second wave on Dec. 16, 2020, there were 6,346 people hospitalized with COVID-19. 

1,116 – The number of patients in intensive care units on Jan. 20. At the height of the second wave on Dec. 23, 2020, there were 1,263 people in intensive care units. 

7,985,985 – Total number of people who have received at least one coronavirus vaccine dose in Pennsylvania, as reported on Jan. 20.

7,051,925 – Total number of people who have received two doses in Pennsylvania, as reported on Jan. 20.

PHILADELPHIA

4,356– Number of confirmed coronavirus deaths of Philadelphia residents according to the city, as reported on Jan. 20. 

286,571 – Total number of positive tests in Philadelphia for the coronavirus, as reported on Jan. 20. In the last two weeks, 17.3% of COVID-19 tests in Philadelphia have come back positive.

1,378,813 – Total number of Philadelphia residents who have received at least one coronavirus vaccine in Philadelphia, as reported on Jan. 20. 

1,070,371– Total number of Philadelphia residents who have received two doses in Philadelphia, as reported on Jan. 20. 

ELSEWHERE

856,288 – The number of deaths from the coronavirus across the U.S., as of Jan. 19, according to the CDC.