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York County has 4 new deaths linked to COVID-19, 193 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had four new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Thursday, bringing the death toll to 231 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total hit 8,825, an increase of 193 cases over the day prior. That was the second-highest daily increase on record, the highest being a 238-case increase that was reported Tuesday.

Statewide, there were 7,126 new cases, a new record that pushed the total to 288,978. About 66% of patients have recovered. There were also 116 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 9,581.

There have been 2,629,527 patients in the state who have tested negative for COVID-19, 85,974 of whom reside in York County.

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The most recent age breakdown of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pennsylvania are as follows:

  • The most recent age breakdown of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pennsylvania are 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
  • Nearly 20% are ages 65 or older

As of Thursday, more than 11.5 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 250,000.

Worldwide, there had been about 56.4 million confirmed cases and more than 1.3 million deaths.

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