PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Department of Public Health today reported an additional 24,129 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Philadelphia since last reported on Monday, June 14, 2021. This brings the total number of fully vaccinated Philadelphians to at least 683,906, and the number of Philadelphians with at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine to at least 866,778. Currently, 55.1 percent of Philadelphia adults are fully vaccinated, and 69.8 percent of Philadelphia adults have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Department of Public Health reports 87 patients with COVID-19 are currently being treated in Philadelphia hospitals, with a total of 14 on ventilators.
In the last two weeks, one percent of COVID-19 tests in Philadelphia have come back positive. Thus far during the pandemic, 144,714 Philadelphians have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and 3,719 have succumbed to the virus. Philadelphia is averaging 33 new cases of COVID-19 per day over the last two weeks.
Approved Weekend Street Closures for Outdoor Dining (June 18 – June 20): In June 2020, the City launched four new options for restaurants to operate outdoor dining in order to earn much needed revenue. To see this weekend’s approved street closures, view this blog. Vehicular traffic should avoid these streets.
City and Eagles To Host Mobile Vaccination Clinic: The City of Philadelphia and the Philadelphia Eagles are encouraging the Eastwick community to “swoop in” and get vaccinated on Juneteenth this Saturday, June 19 at St. Paul’s AME Church, 8398 Lindbergh Blvd. The one-shot Johnson & Johnson clinic run by the Philadelphia Fire Department — which is open to anyone 18 or older who currently lives or works in Philadelphia — will operate from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., no registration necessary. Eagles mascot SWOOP will be joined by an Eagles Legend to greet fans and give away team swag from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In addition, Dietz & Watson will be cooking up hot dogs and sausages for friends and family who come and get vaccinated.
“For Eastwick, Juneteenth not only signifies the freedom and progression of African Americans in this country, but our continued struggle to achieve environmental, economic, educational and social justice within our own community,” said Carolyn Mosely of Eastwick United. “With support from the City of Philadelphia, our elected officials and local partners, we are confident that our dream will be realized. And we extend our thanks to all of the organizations working to make this event a success.”
- City’s COVID-19 homepage: phila.gov/covid-19.
- Frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 response.
- Greater Philadelphia Coronavirus Helpline: 1 (800) 722-7112.
- Residents can text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to get updates sent to their phones.
- Residents can now set their own appointments to be vaccinated at City-run clinics.
- There are multiple public transit options to get to City-run clinics.
- COVID-19 testing is available for free at sites throughout Philadelphia.
- The COVID Prevention and Response Fund is accepting donations to aid nonprofits and individuals that are supporting their community through the pandemic.
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