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York County has 1 new death linked to COVID-19, 52 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had its 197th death linked to COVID-19 as of noon Thursday, while 52 new cases pushed the total to 6,065, the state Health Department reported.

Statewide, the case total hit 188,360, an increase of 2,063 cases over the day prior. It is the 17th consecutive day the state has seen an increase of more than 1,000, prompting state health officials to say a fall resurgence is underway.

About 79% of patients have recovered from COVID-19. There were also 30 new deaths in the state. The death toll now stands at 8,592.

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The complete age breakdown of those who have tested positive in Pennsylvania was not available as of 2:15 p.m. Thursday.

As of Thursday morning, more than 8.3 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 222,000.

Worldwide, there have been 41.3 million confirmed cases and more than 1.1 million deaths.

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