York County has one new death linked to COVID-19, 26 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had its 86th death linked to COVID-19 as of noon Friday, while 26 new cases pushed the total to 2,269 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

Statewide, the case total hit 112,048, an increase of 970 o the day prior. About 75% of all patients have recovered. There were also 13 new deaths, bringing the death toll to 7,189.

There have been 1,104,824 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-19, 33,368 of whom resident in York County.

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The age breakdown of those who have been tested in the state are as follows, according to the Health Department:

  • 1% are ages 0-4
  • 1% are ages 5-12
  • 3% are ages 13-18
  • 9% are ages 19-24
  • 37% are ages 25-49
  • Nearly 23% are ages 50-64
  • Nearly 25% are ages 65 or older

As of Friday morning, there were 17.3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, with 674,000 deaths linked to the virus, according to Johns Hopkins University.

About 4.5 million cases had been confirmed in the U.S. — with cases spiking in some states, particularly across the Sun Belt and in the West — with the death toll hitting 152,000.

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