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York County has 66 new COVID-19 cases as surge continues in Pa.

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had 66 new cases of COVID-19 as of noon Wednesday, pushing the total to 6,947 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

Statewide, the case total hit 217,666, an increase of 2,795. About 75% of patients have recovered. There were also 35 new deaths linked to COVID-19. The death toll now stands at 8,890.

There were no new deaths in York County, leaving the total at 208.

There have been 2,374,265 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-19, 77,466 of whom reside in York County.

More:Coronavirus pandemic: Here's what York County's data looks like

The most recent 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 Wednesday morning, more than 9.3 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 232,000.

Worldwide, there have been 47.6 million confirmed cases and more than 1.2 million deaths.

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