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Sunday update: York County has 6 new COVID-19 cases

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch

There are six new cases of COVID-19 in York County, with the statewide total at 56,611 on Sunday, the state Health Department reported.

The state also reported 19 new virus-related deaths, bringing the total to 3,707. York County did not have any new deaths reported on Sunday, leaving the toll at 13 since the outbreak began.

There have been 773 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in York County since the beginning of the outbreak, with 8,621 patients in the county testing negative. 

Statewide, 227,772 Pennsylvanians have also tested negative in all 67 counties, the state reported.

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Drive up COVID-19 coronavirus testing at WellSpan Family Medicine - Cape Horn in Windsor Township, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Candidates must be directed to the facility for testing by a physician prior to arrival. Dawn J. Sagert photo

Most of the patients hospitalized are age 65 or older, and most of the deaths have occurred in patients 65 or older. There have been no pediatric deaths, health officials said.

The department provided this breakdown of ages for those who have tested positive:

  • Less than 1% are age 0-4;
  • Less than 1% are age 5-12;
  • 1% are age 13-18;
  • Nearly 6% are age 19-24; 
  • 37% are age 25-49; 
  • Nearly 26% are age 50-64; and
  • Nearly 28% are age 65 or older.

— Reach Tina Locurto at tlocurto@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @tina_locurto.