York County has 2 new deaths linked to COVID-19, 75 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 193 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county case total also hit 5,971, an increase of 75 cases since the day prior. There have been 69,953 patients who have tested negative for COVID-19 in the county, about 3.2% of the total 2,155,639 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 1,557 additional cases of COVID-19, pushing the case total to 184,872. About 79% of patients have recovered. There were also 33 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,533 

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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 Tuesday morning, 8.2 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 220,000.

Worldwide, there have been nearly 40.5 million confirmed cases and more than 1.1 million deaths.

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