York County has 5 new COVID-19 deaths, 373 additional cases

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had five new deaths linked to COVID-19 as of noon Wednesday, pushing the death toll to 258 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 11,711, an increase of 373 over the day prior. There have been 93,843 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.3% of the total 2,852,624 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 8,291 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 375,431. About 60% of patients have recovered. There were also 194 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 10,757

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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
  • Approximately 5% are ages 13-18
  • Approximately 12% are ages 19-24
  • Nearly 37% are ages 25-49
  • Nearly 22% are ages 50-64
  • Nearly 20% are ages 65 or older

As of Wednesday, about 13.7 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Deaths linked to the disease surpassed 271,000.

Worldwide, there had been 64 million confirmed cases and nearly 1.5 million deaths.

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