The Department of Health says the mask mandate will be lifted on June 28, or even sooner if 70% of adults are fully vaccinated before then. Pennsylvania is adopting the CDC’s newly relaxed mask-wearing guidelines, meaning fully vaccinated people don’t have to wear masks in most places. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 65 New Coronavirus Cases Over Last 48 Hours
There are 492 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 129 patients are in ICUs. This brings the statewide total to 1,209,448 cases and 27,531 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
The state says 11,287,213 total vaccine doses have been administered and 5,148,859 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 57.8% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated, and 61.1% of Pennsylvania’s entire population has received the first dose. READ MORE: Ford Maverick: Hybrid Truck ‘Challenges Status Quo, Stereotypes’ Of Pickups, Expert Says
There have been 71,916 cases among residents and 15,499 cases among employees of licensed nursing and personal care homes statewide. Out of all total deaths, xxxx have been in residents of nursing or personal care facilities. The state also reports 28,926 healthcare workers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 during the pandemic. There are 28,926 people who have tested negative for COVID-19 to date.
If you have concerns about the virus, you can check out the state’s COVID-19 Early Warning Monitoring System Dashboard 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.
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