Saturday COVID update: 66 new cases, two new deaths in York County

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York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of Saturday, bringing the death toll to 201 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 6,203, an increase of 66 cases over the day prior. There have been 71,596 patients in the country who have tested negative for COVID-19.

Statewide, there were 2,043 additional COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 192,622. It is the third consecutive day with a case increase of more than 2,000, and it's the 19th consecutive day with an increase of more than 1,000.

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There were also 29 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,654.

There are 2,215,057 individuals who have tested negative to date, according to the Health Department. Of those who have tested positive, the age breakdown is:

Approximately 1% are ages 0-4;

Nearly 2% are ages 5-12;

Approximately 5% are ages 13-18;

Nearly 14% are ages 19-24; 

Nearly 36% are ages 25-49; 

Approximately 21% are ages 50-64; and

Nearly 21% are ages 65 or older.