York County has three new deaths linked to COVID-19 as state death toll hits 8,500

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had three new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Monday, pushing the death toll to 191 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county case total hit 5,896. Of the new cases, 67 were reported on Sunday and 45 were reported on Monday. There have been 69,528 patients who have tested negative for COVID-19 in the county, about 3.2% of the total 2,143,966 negative patients in the state.

The three deaths in the county were reported on Sunday.

Statewide, there were 2,372 cases reported during the two-day time period, bringing the total to 183,315. About 80% of patients have recovered. There were also 34 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,500.

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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 Monday morning, 8.1 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 219,000.

Worldwide, there have been 40.1 million confirmed cases and 1.1 million deaths.

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