By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 334 new coronavirus cases and 9 additional deaths.READ MORE: Giant Eagle To Reinstitute Mask Requirements For Employees, Will Request Customers To Wear Masks Inside Stores
This brings the statewide total to 1,214,654 cases and 27,759 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 256 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 49 patients are in ICUs.
The state says 11,346,908 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,568,951 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 61.3% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
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: Groundbreaking Set For Housing Complex At Site Of Former Garfield Synagogue
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 4,823,330 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 72,111 cases among residents and 15,575 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,367 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 29,089 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Rite Aid To Open Location At South Side Works In 2022
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