More than 85 percent of Philadelphia adults have received first-dose of vaccine

A vaccine clinic was recently held at the Philadelphia Zoo.
Hughe Dillon

According to new numbers released by the Philadelphia Department of Public Health, 85.2 percent of Philadelphia adults have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine. The total number of fully vaccinated Philadelphians is now at least 937,259, and the number of Philadelphians with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine is at least 1,142,486, as of Tuesday.

Health officials also reported that 205 patients with COVID-19 are currently being treated in Philadelphia hospitals, with a total of 31 on ventilators.

Since the start of the pandemic, 162,935 people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in Philadelphia, and 3,884 have succumbed to the virus. Philadelphia is averaging 242 new cases of COVID-19 per day over the last two weeks.

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