Wednesday update: Two new COVID-19 deaths reported in York County

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch

There were two additional deaths linked to COVID-19 reported in York County on Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 796 since the outbreak began, according to the state Health Department.

The county's case total also hit 45,339, an increase of 84 cases over the day before. There have been 152,798 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.4% of the total 4,483,950 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, there were 2,179 additional cases reported, bringing the total to 1,179,251. About 91% of patients have recovered. There were also 52 additional deaths. The death toll now stands at 26,659.

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As of Wednesday, there were about 32.8 million COVID-19 cases and 583,000 deaths in the U.S., according to Johns Hopkins University. Globally, there were about 159.8 million cases and 3.3 million deaths.

Editor's Note: Graphs showing the number of daily COVID-19 cases and deaths for York County sometimes have different day-to-day totals than the numbers reported in The York Dispatch’s daily COVID-19 updates because of the way the data is reported to the state Department of Health.

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