98 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Luzerne County on Sunday

William O'Boyle, The Times Leader, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.
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Apr. 4—WILKES-BARRE — The latest Department of Health report on Sunday showed 98 new cases of COVID-19 in Luzerne County and no new deaths. The death count is at 769.

The new report brings the county's total cases to 27,532 since the pandemic began last year.

Neighboring Lackawanna County has 15,896 cases and 437 deaths; Monroe County has 11,795 cases and 289 deaths.

The Department of Health confirmed that as of Sunday there were 3,933 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 1,042,682.

Statewide percent positivity for the week of March 26 — April 1 stood at 9.4%.

Vaccine distribution

According to the CDC, as of Saturday morning, April 3, Pennsylvania has administered first doses of vaccine to 33.5% of its eligible population, and the state ranks 12th among all 50 states for first doses administered by percentage of population.

According to the CDC, as of Saturday morning, April 3, Pennsylvania ranks 5th among all 50 states for total doses administered.

Vaccine providers have administered 5,526,752 total vaccine doses as of Saturday, April 3.

— 1,960,809 people are fully vaccinated; with a seven-day moving average of close to 89,000 people per day receiving vaccinations.

— 1,733,367 people are partially vaccinated, meaning they have received one dose of a two-dose vaccine.

— 3,694,176 people have received at least their first dose.

This week, a total of 5,870,320 doses will have been allocated through April 3:

— 369,510 first/single doses will have been allocated this week.

— 265,670 second doses will have been allocated this week.

To date, we have administered 5,526,752 doses total through April 3:

— First/single doses: 3,694,176 administered

— Second doses: 1,832,576 administered

To see a map of locations where you can get a vaccination go to the Pennsylvania Department of Health website.

A commonwealth COVID-19 vaccination guide explains current process for getting one. Pennsylvanians with questions about the vaccination process can call the Department of Health hotline at 1-877-724-3258.

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