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Four new deaths associated with COVID-19 reported Tuesday in York County

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch

Four new deaths associated with COVID-19 in York County were reported Tuesday, bringing the total to 217, according to the state Department of Health.

In addition, 89 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, increasing the total to 7,477.

Statewide, there were 4,361 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 238,657.

This is the highest daily increase of new cases, according to the state.

Officials also reported 62 new deaths statewide, for a total of 9,086.

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So far, 2,470,785 patients in the state have tested negative for COVID-19, including 80,904 in York County, according to state data.

As of Tuesday, 1,118 long-term care facilities across all 67 counties have had confirmed cases of COVID-19, with 27,924 cases among residents and 5,902 cases among employees since the outbreak began.

Overall, there have been 5,922 nursing and personal care home deaths associated with COVID-19.

The complete age breakdown of those who have tested positive in Pennsylvania is as follows, according to the state Health Department:

  • 1% are ages 0-4
  • Nearly 2% are ages 5-12
  • Nearly 5% are ages 13-18
  • Nearly 14% are ages 19-24
  • Nearly 36% are ages 25-49
  • Nearly 21% are ages 50-64
  • Nearly 20% are ages 65 or older

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

A COVID-19 particle is pictured in this image provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC/TNS)