York County has 2 new deaths linked to COVID-19, 61 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Thursday, bringing the death toll to 205 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 6,545, an increase of 61 cases over the day prior. There have been 74,018 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.2% of the total 2,282,828 patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 2,202 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 202,876. About 77% of patients have recovered. There were also 44 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,762.

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The complete age breakdown of those who have tested positive in Pennsylvania is as follows: 

  • Approximately 1% are ages 0-4
  • Approximately 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
  • Nearly 21% are ages 65 or older

As of Thursday morning, 8.8 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 227,000.

Worldwide, there have been 44.6 million confirmed cases and more than 1.1 million deaths.

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