By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 557 new coronavirus cases and 1 additional death.READ MORE: State Senators Grill Turnpike Officials On Lost Revenue, Suggest Border Tolls And Double License Plates On Vehicles
This brings the statewide total to 1,218,975 cases and 27,820 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 347 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 75 patients are in ICUs.
The state says 11,495,999 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,648,861 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 62.2% 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: COVID-19 Surge Drives Demand For Health Care, Creates Long Wait Times
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 4,867,834 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 72,158 cases among residents and 15,609 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,383 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 29,237 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: 'All Hands On Deck': School Districts Continue To Battle COVID-19 Among Teachers
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