By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 3,074 new Coronavirus cases and 40 new deaths.READ MORE: Car Crashes Into Mike's Auto Body Shop In Larimer
The statewide total number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic has risen to 961,456 since Thursday’s report, according to the state’s data.
There are 1,494 people across the state hospitalized with COVID-19 infections. Of those hospitalized, 320 patients are in the ICU.
Gov. Tom Wolf recently eased gathering limits and lifted out-of-state travel restrictions.
The statewide death toll has risen to 24,530.
There are 3,980,898 individuals across the state who have tested negative for the virus to date.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police, Mayor Bill Peduto Teach Young Kids During Youth Bike Safety Day
The state Health Department numbers show there have been 68,411 cases of COVID-19 among residents in nursing and personal care homes across Pennsylvania. Among employees, there have been 13,747 diagnosed cases. This makes the total number of cases at nursing and personal care homes 82,158. Out of total deaths, 12,754 have occurred in residents at nursing or personal care facilities.
Residents and staff at long-term care facilities in Pa. have started to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.
Approximately 25,572 of the total cases in the state are among state healthcare workers.
Currently, all 67 counties are in the green phase of reopening. However, restrictions are in place for bars, restaurants and large gatherings.
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Sunday Showers, Storms
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