York County has 3 new deaths linked to COVID-19, 42 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had three new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 196 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 6,013, an increase of 42 cases over the day prior. There have been 70,219 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, roughly 3.2% of the total 2,167,536 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 1,425 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 186,297. About 79% of patients have recovered. There were also 29 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,562.

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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 Wednesday morning, more than 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 221,000.

Worldwide, there have been 40.9 million confirmed cases and more than 1.1 million deaths.

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