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Daily Coronavirus Briefing for Jan. 14

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Department of Health: Over 17.59 million vaccinations to date in Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Health today confirmed that on Jan. 14, there were 22,653 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide cumulative total cases to 2,401,681.

There were 39 new deaths identified by the Pennsylvania death registry on Jan. 13 and reported for a cumulative total of 38,426 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

There are 416,574 who have a positive viral antigen test and are considered probable cases. There are 6,013,039 individuals who have tested negative to date.

The department continues to urge Pennsylvanians to follow CDC guidance for wearing a mask where required by law, rules and regulations, including health care, local business and workplace guidance. For the protection of themselves and others, individuals who have not yet been vaccinated or are partially vaccinated, are still encouraged to wear a mask when in public. Bucks County is in an area of substantial transmission. CDC also recommends all individuals wear a mask indoors in public if you are in an area of substantial or high transmission.

The CDC lists Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton and Philadelphia counties as areas of high transmission.

Numbers by county as of January 14

  • Bucks County 109,215 cases and 1,613 deaths
  • Chester County 79,292 cases and 1010 deaths
  • Delaware County 97,865 cases and 1,621 deaths
  • Lehigh County 80,215 cases and 1,101 deaths
  • Montgomery County 131,609 cases and 2,056 deaths
  • Northampton County 71,205 cases and 931 deaths
  • Philadelphia 275,269 cases and 4,405 deaths

The Department of Health continues to provide the public with extensive and frequently updated data on both the COVID-19 dashboard and the vaccine dashboard. Both dashboards provide an interactive experience for the user to review statewide and local-level data updated daily.

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