By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 4,391 new coronavirus cases and 38 additional deaths.READ MORE: Wolf Administration Warns Of Surge In Student Loan Forgiveness Scams
This brings the statewide total to 1,329,111 cases and 28,446 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 2,010 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, with 496 in ICUs. That’s up significantly from a month ago, where 754 people were hospitalized and 185 of them were in the ICU. Two months ago, just under 300 people were in the hospital.
The statewide percent positivity for the week of Aug. 27 to Sept. 2 stood at 8.2%.
The state says 12,349,956 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 6,020,480 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 66.6% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.READ MORE: Can Kids Be Harmed By Wearing Masks To Protect Against COVID?
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 5,214,430 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 74,780 cases among residents and 15,991 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 14,000 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 30,384 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership Moves 60th Anniversary Light Up Night Celebration To Saturday
More information on the Coronavirus pandemic: