44 new COVID-19 cases reported in York County

Logan Hullinger
York Dispatch
A restaurant worker holds his face mask in Biloxi, Mississippi, in March. The CDC is now encouraging Americans to resume wearing masks indoors to slow the spread of the COVID-19 delta variant.

There were 44 additional COVID-19 cases reported in York County on Tuesday, bringing the total to 47,615 cases since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

There were no new deaths reported, leaving the death toll at 838. There have been 168,742 patients in the county who have tested negative for COVID-19, about 3.4% of the total 4,928,298 negative patients in the state.

Statewide, the case total hit 1,228,961, an increase of 1,442 cases over the day prior. About 97% of patients have recovered. There were also 11 new deaths. The death toll now stands at 27,868.

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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.

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