York County has 389 new COVID-19 cases as state continues to break records

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

York County had 389 new COVID-19 cases as of noon Friday, pushing the case total to 12,777 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

Statewide, the case total hit 398,600, an increase of 11,763 confirmed new infections. That's a new statewide record that came as the state continues to see large surges in cases.

There are 5,071 patients hospitalized throughout Pennsylvania, and about 59% of all patients have recovered since the outbreak began.

The state also saw 169 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 11,113. There were no new deaths in York County, leaving the total at 260.

There have been 2,893,321 patients who have tested negative for COVID-19 in the state, 95,645 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 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 Friday, 14.1 million cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. There were about 276,000 deaths linked to the disease.

Worldwide, there had been 65.4 million confirmed cases and 1.5 million deaths.

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