By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 1,493 new coronavirus cases and 15 additional deaths.READ MORE: Male Suspect In Custody After 3 People Shot At Baby Shower At Kinloch Volunteer Fire Department
This brings the statewide total to 1,230,454 cases and 27,883 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 563 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 126 patients are in ICUs.
The state says 11,685,368 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,734,642 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 63.2% 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: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating After Woman Found With Gunshot Wound In City Of Duquesne
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 4,934,861 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 72,402 cases among residents and 15,654 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,421 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 29,425 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Woman Admits She Was Paid For Trafficking Teen
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