By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 1,110 new coronavirus cases and eight additional deaths.

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It’s the third time this week the state’s daily coronavirus case counts have topped 1,000. Before this week, the state hadn’t surpassed 1,000 daily COVID cases since May.

This brings the statewide total to 1,224,500 cases and 27,850 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.

There are 473 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 101 patients are in ICUs.

The state says 11,613,138 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,704,720 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 62.8% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.

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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.

If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard

There are 4,906,443 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.

There have been 72,261 cases among residents and 15,627 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,412 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.

The state also reports 29,355 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.

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