COVID-19 kills two more in York County

Harper Ho
York Dispatch
In this Jan. 24, 2021, file photo, Dr. John Corman, the chief clinical officer for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, holds a sign that reads "Need Vaccine" to signal workers to bring him more doses of the Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 as he works at a one-day vaccination clinic set up in an Amazon.com facility in Seattle. An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion and unexplained bottlenecks. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Friday, increasing the total to 632 since the pandemic began, according to the state Health Department.

Additionally, the state reported 452 new cases in York County, bringing the new total of COVID-19 cases to 31,670.

Statewide, there were 159 new deaths bringing the total to 21,462.

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There were also 9,643  new COVID-19 cases for an overall total of 834,048 statewide since the pandemic began. 

There have been 120,150 patients in York County who had tested negative for COVID-19, of the total 3,611,366 negative patients in the state as of Friday.

About 81% of patients have recovered, according to state health data.

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About 25.7 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University, with more than 433,600 deaths linked to the disease.

Worldwide, there have been about 101.6 million confirmed cases and more than 2.1 million deaths.