York County has two new deaths linked to COVID-19, 62 new cases
York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Wednesday, pushing the death toll to 182 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.
The county's case total also hit 5,615, an increase of 62 cases since the day prior. There have been 67,197 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.2% of the total 2,074,729 negative patients in the state.
Statewide, there were 1,276 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 175,922. About 80% of patients have recovered. There were also 27 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,411.
Wednesday's numbers came as Pennsylvania and 32 of its counties saw increases in their average daily case counts over the past two weeks.
York County's cases, however, remained relatively stable during that time period.
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 Wednesday 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 approached 216,000.
Worldwide, there were 38.2 million confirmed cases and more than 1 million deaths.
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