Four new COVID-19 related deaths in York County on Sunday, health department reports

Tina Locurto
York Dispatch

York County had four new COVID-related deaths on Sunday, bringing the total to 245 since the pandemic began, state Health officials reported.

There were no new deaths in the county reported Monday.

Additionally, York County had 396 new cases of COVID-19 over the two-day period as of noon Monday, bringing the case total to 11,202 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

Of those cases, 195 were reported Sunday and an additional an additional 201 cases reported on Monday.

Statewide, there was a two-day total of 9,797 additional positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the new total to 361,464. 

Ann Elliott, R.N., left, and clinical operations coordinator and patient safety officer Jennifer Strayer work together at the drive up COVID-19 coronavirus testing site 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

Health officials reported 5,529 new cases Sunday and an additional 4,268 on Monday.

The state also saw an increase of 32 new deaths reported Sunday for a total of 10,383. No new deaths were reported Monday, according to the state.

There have been 93,004 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, of the total 2,828,049 negative patients in the state.

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 3% are ages 5-12
  • Nearly 6% are ages 13-18
  • Nearly 12% are ages 19-24
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49
  • Nearly 22% are ages 50-64
  • Nearly 20% are ages 65 or older

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