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York County has 2 new deaths linked to COVID-19, 59 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Friday, bringing the death toll to 187 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 5,708, an increase of 59 cases over the day prior. There have been 67,986 patients who have tested negative for COVID-19 in the county, about 3.2% of the total 2,103,044 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 1,566 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the case total to 179,086. About 80% of patients have recovered. There were also 25 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,457.

More:Coronavirus pandemic: Here's what York County's data looks like

More:York County's COVID-19 rates stabilize as much of state sees rise

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 Friday morning, nearly 8 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 39 million confirmed cases and 1.1 million deaths.

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