By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 3,509 new coronavirus cases and 22 additional deaths.READ MORE: About 50 Bus Routes To Be Detoured For Rescheduled St. Patrick's Day Parade
This brings the statewide total to 1,288,041 cases and 28,180 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 1,722 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 476 patients are in ICUs.
The state says 12,109,964 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,926,165 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 65.3% 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: Barrel And Flow Fest Calls For Boycott Of Hofbrauhaus Pittsburgh, Alleges Racism
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 5,111,559 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 74,245 cases among residents and 15,858 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 13,959 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 30,036 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Clairton Football Team Deals With Fallout Of Recent Violence
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