York County has one new COVID-19 death, 126 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had its 221st death linked to COVID-19 as of noon Thursday, while 126 new cases pushed the total to 7,734 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

Statewide, the case total hit 248,856, an increase of 5,488 cases over the day prior. It continued a string of record-breaking daily case numbers as the state sees a fall resurgence. About 71% of patients have recovered.

There were also 49 new deaths linked to COVID-19 in the state. The death toll now stands at 9,194.

There have been 2,506,649 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-10, 81,965 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
  • Approximately 13% are ages 19-24
  • Approximately 36% are ages 25-49
  • Approximately 21% are ages 50-64
  • Approximately 20% are ages 65 or older

As of Thursday, 10.4 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 241,000.

Worldwide, there had been 52.3 million confirmed cases and more than 1.2 million deaths.

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