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COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 5,489 New Cases, 32 Additional Deaths

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

HARRISBURG (KDKA) -- The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 5,489 new coronavirus cases and 32 additional deaths.

This brings the statewide total to 1,397,755 cases and 29,030 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.

There are 2,553 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, with 633 in ICUs.

The state says 12,628,716 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 6,168,068 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 68% 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.

If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state's COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard

There are 5,377,736 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.

There have been 75,822 cases among residents and 16,261 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, 14,084 have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities.

The state also reports 30,915 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic.

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