Covid-19 Cases Dropping in Pennsylvania
By Brianna Singleton
Covid cases and hospitalizations continue to drop in Pennsylvania as more and more people continue to get vaccinated.
As of May 12th, 9,381,098 vaccines have been administered in Pennsylvania. 4,091,982 people have been fully vaccinated. As of Tuesday, 45.6% of adults in Pennsylvania have been fully vaccinated according to the CDC.
Hospitalizations have been reduced about four times since December. On the 13th of May, 164 fewer people than the 7 day average have needed to be hospitalized.
The death rate in Pennsylvania has also decreased significantly. Towards the end of January had the highest death rate in the state. Since then, the amount of deaths has dropped by roughly eleven times.
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