By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Seventy percent of Pennsylvanian adults are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.READ MORE: Police Confirm Father And Son Found Dead Inside Forward Township Home Both Had COVID-19
Gov. Tom Wolf announced the “milestone” on Wednesday.
“Now, 70 percent of Pennsylvania’s adults have accepted their responsibility to stop the spread of COVID-19 and most importantly keep themselves and their loved ones safe. This milestone is critical to protect those not yet eligible for the vaccine, like our children under 12 years of age,” Wolf said in a press release.READ MORE: Man Flown To The Hospital With Severe Head Injury After Front End Loader Rolls Over
Wolf thanked everyone who has gotten vaccinated and urged the unvaccinated to get the shot.
“Vaccines are safe and effective, and the one scientifically proven way to stop the spread of this deadly virus,” said Wolf.MORE NEWS: Billboards Go Up In McKeesport Asking People To Come Forward With Information In Killing Of Karli Short
In the state, vaccine providers have administered more than 13 million shots. The virus has killed over 30,000 Pennsylvanians.