York County has 170 new cases of COVID-19 over two-day period
Over a two-day period, York County had 170 new cases of COVID-19, pushing the case total to 7,388 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported Monday.
Of those cases, 83 new cases were reported Sunday and 87 were reported Monday, continuing a surge that has been seen statewide. There was one new death linked to COVID-19 reported Monday, increasing the death toll to 213.
Statewide, the case total hit 234,296, an increase of 6,311 cases during the two-day period. About 73% of patients have recovered. There were also nine new deaths. The death toll now stands at 9,024.
There have been 2,455,856 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-19, 80,416 of whom reside in York County.
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 Monday morning, nearly 10 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 237,000.
Worldwide, there have been 50.6 million confirmed cases and more than 1.2 million deaths.
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