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Lawrence County reported another death and a combined 11 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday and Monday, state health officials reported.

The death count is now at 208.

The county’s case totals are 7,457 since the beginning of the pandemic with 5,390 confirmed and 2,067 probable.

Of the new cases, eight were confirmed and three were probable.

So far, 30,537 partial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Lawrence County, an increase of 76 since Saturday.

There have been 26,614 full vaccinations administered, an increase of 200 since Saturday.

The number of people in Pennsylvania who received both doses is now up to 4,204,233.

There are 5,518,895 Pennsylvanians who have received one dose. 

At UPMC Jameson, there are three COVID-19 patients hospitalized.

Data reported to the Pennsylvania Health Department indicates there are no available adult ICU beds in the hospital with seven currently staffed.

In the hospital, there is one COVID-19 ventilator in use and one adult patient in the COVID-19 intensive care unit.

Pennsylvania reported a combined 1,983 new cases on Sunday and Monday, bringing the statewide total to 1,187,115. 

There were a combined 84 new deaths reported on Sunday and Monday, bringing the total to 26,833.

Of the state’s eligible population, 54.6 percent have received a first dose of the vaccine and 48.8 percent of the eligible population is fully vaccinated.

The statewide percent positivity for the week of May 7-13 decreased to 5.3 percent from 6.6 percent last week. 

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