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York County has one new death linked to COVID-19, state again breaks record

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had its 211th death linked to COVID-19 as of noon Friday, while 46 additional cases pushed the total to 7,072 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

Statewide, there was a record-breaking 3,384 new cases, which brought the total to 223,950. It was the second consecutive day Pennsylvania broke its previous record for day-over-day increases in cases. 

About 74% of patients have recovered statewide. There were also 38 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,975.

There have been 2,408,366 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-19, 78,705 of whom reside in York County.

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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
  • Approximately 36% are ages 25-49
  • Approximately 21% are ages 50-64
  • Nearly 21% are ages 65 or older

As of Friday morning, 9.6 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 235,000.

Worldwide, there have been 48.8 million confirmed cases and more than 1.2 million deaths.

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