By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 5,253 new coronavirus cases and 108 additional deaths.READ MORE: Fall Foliage Report: Cooler Temperatures Bring In The Best Colors
This brings the statewide total to 1,496,399 cases and 30,336 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 2,978 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, with 664 in ICUs.
The state says 13,241,569 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 6,332,117 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 70% 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: Lane Restriction On Northbound I-279 Lanes After Reported Vehicle Fire, Multi-Vehicle Crash
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 5,590,759 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 77,886 cases among residents and 16,753 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 14,230 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 31,693 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Ed Gainey, Tony Moreno Take Debate Stage On KDKA
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