Saturday update: 76 new COVID cases in York County, one new death

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This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. (NIAID/TNS)

York County had one new death linked to COVID-19 as of noon Saturday, bringing the death toll to 188 since the outbreak began, the state Health Department reported.

The county's case total also hit 5,784, an increase of 76 cases over the day prior. There have been 68,563 patients who have tested negative for COVID-19 in the county.

Statewide, there were 1,857 additional cases of COVID-19, bringing the case total to 180,943. There were also nine new deaths. The death toll now stands at 8,466.

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The complete age breakdown of those who have tested positive in Pennsylvania is as follows, according to the state health department:

Approximately 1% are ages 0-4;

Nearly 2% are ages 5-12;

Nearly 5% are ages 13-18;

Nearly 14% are ages 19-24; 

Nearly 36% are ages 25-49; 

Approximately 21% are ages 50-64; and

Approximately 21% are ages 65 or older.