By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 5,429 new coronavirus cases and 75 additional deaths.READ MORE: Man Flown To The Hospital With Severe Head Injury After Front End Loader Rolls Over
This brings the statewide total to 1,420,478 cases and 29,226 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 2,778 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, with 666 in ICUs.
The state says 12,713,634 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 6,193,136 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 68.5% 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: Billboards Go Up In McKeesport Asking People To Come Forward With Information In Killing Of Karli Short
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 5,432,320 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 76,176 cases among residents and 16,277 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 14,097 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 31,002 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: West Virginia Man Accused Of Shooting And Killing Pregnant Woman Taken Into Custody
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