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York County's COVID-19 death toll hits 185

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had three new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Thursday, bringing the death toll to 185 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 5,649, an increase of 34 cases since the day prior. There have been 67,579 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.2% of the total 2,089,197 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 1,598 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 177,520. About 80% of patients have recovered. There were also 21 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,432.

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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 Thursday morning, more than 7.9 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 217,000.

Worldwide, there were 38.6 million confirmed cases and more than 1 million deaths.

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