223 new cases, two deaths related to COVID-19 in York County
York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 237 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.
The county's case total also hit 9,978, an increase of 223 cases over the day prior. There have been 89,522 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.3% of the total 2,723,368 negative patients in the state.
Statewide, there were 6,669 new COVID-19 cases, pushing the total to 321,070. About 63% of patients have recovered. There were also 81 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 9,951.
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
- Nearly 3% are ages 5-12
- Nearly 6% are ages 13-18
- Nearly 13% are ages 19-24
- Nearly 37% are ages 25-49
- Approximately 21% are ages 50-64
- Nearly 20% are ages 65 or older
As of Tuesday, more than 12.4 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease approached 258,000.
Worldwide, there had been about 59.4 million confirmed cases and 1.4 million deaths.
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