By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 273 new coronavirus cases and 13 additional deaths.READ MORE: Report: FDA To Allow Americans To Mix And Match COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Doses
This brings the statewide total to 1,214,927 cases and 27,772 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 243 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 55 patients are in ICUs.
The state says 11,357,206 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,574,566 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: Inbound Lanes Of Parkway East Closed Due To Overturned Tractor-Trailer Crash
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 4,827,752 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 72,111 cases among residents and 15,576 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,368 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 29,096 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Port Authority Updates COVID-19 Vaccination Policy For Employees, Adds Cash Incentive
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