York County had 180 deaths linked to COVID-19, 66 new cases
York County had its 180th death linked to COVID-19 as of noon Tuesday, while 66 additional cases pushed the total to 5,553 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.
Statewide, the case total hit 174,646, an increase of 1,342 cases over the day prior. About 81% of patients have recovered. There were also 16 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,384.
There have been 2,060,093 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-19, 66,625 of whom reside in York County.
The complete age breakdown of those who have tested positive in Pennsylvania is as follows, according to the state health department:
- Approximately 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
- Approximately 21% are ages 50-64
- Approximately 21% are ages 65 or older
As of Tuesday morning, more than 7.8 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 215,000.
Worldwide, there were 37.9 million confirmed cases and more than 1 million deaths.
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