By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 5,778 new coronavirus cases and 72 additional deaths.READ MORE: Protest Held Outside Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald's Home Hours Before COVID-19 Vaccination Deadline For Employees
This brings the statewide total to 1,654,063 cases and 32,483 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
There are 2,848 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, with 631 in ICUs.
The state says 14,639,681 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 6,545,479 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 73.2% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated.
A total of 80,519 pediatric vaccines doses have been administered.
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: 5,000-6,000 Gallons Of Gas Spilled Into Washington County Stream
Eligibility expanded to children ages 5 to 11 on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard
There are 5,823,525 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
There have been 66,985 cases among residents and 48,386 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 14,945 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.
The state also reports 32,879 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.MORE NEWS: Liquor Control Board Report Reveals Unflavored Vodka As Top-Selling Drink In Pennsylvania
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