York County has 2 new deaths linked to COVID-19, 183 new cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had two new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 239 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county also saw 183 new cases, pushing the case total to 10,161. There have been 90,143 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.3% of the total 2,743,221 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, the case total hit 327,829, an increase of 6,759 cases. About 62% of patients have recovered. There were also 144 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 10,095.

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The most recent age breakdown of those who have tested positive for COVID-19 in Pennsylvania is 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 Wednesday, more than 12.6 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 260,000.

Worldwide, there had been nearly 60 million confirmed cases and 1.4 million deaths.

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