By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 222 new coronavirus cases and 11 additional deaths.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash
This brings the statewide total to 1,213,543 cases and 27,729 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 295 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 58 patients are in ICUs.
The state says 11,800,591 total vaccine doses have been administered and 5,472,507 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 60.8% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated, and 63.3% of Pennsylvania’s entire population has received the first dose.
All Pennsylvanians 16 or older are eligible to get vaccinated, and eligibility for the Pfizer vaccine expanded to children ages 12 to 15 on May 10.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming Soon?
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 4,800,929 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 72,090 cases among residents and 15,561 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,364 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 29,050 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Fall 2021 Back To School Mask Guide
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