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York County has three new deaths linked to COVID-19

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had three additional deaths related to COVID-19 as of noon Thursday, bringing the death toll to 25 since the outbreak began, the state Department of Health reported.

The county's number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus also hit 970. That's an increase of 14 over the day prior.

Statewide, there were 625 additional cases of the coronavirus and 108 new deaths. That brings the totals up to 70,042 and 5,373, respectively.

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Hospital data shows that there are 10 intensive care unit beds, 65 medical or surgical beds and 34 airborne isolation room beds available in York County hospitals. 

Three coronavirus patients are on ventilators, with 139 still available, according to the state health department website.

As of Thursday morning, there were more than 5.7 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus worldwide, with 356,200 deaths linked to the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University.

More than 1.7 million cases had been confirmed in the U.S. — by far the most confirmed cases of any country — with the death toll surpassing 100,000.

— Logan Hullinger can be reached at lhullinger@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @LoganHullYD.