COVID-19 testing

Jennifer Gingerich, of York Haven, has her nose swabbed for a COVID-19 test by Derrick Chaney, of AMI, while seated in her vehicle at the pop-up testing center inside the building that formerly housed the Sears Auto Center at Park City Center Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021.

COVID-19 cases in Lancaster County continue to rise, with latest reports showing that more than 350 people have reported positive for the virus in the past 24 hours.

Lancaster County officially saw 376 more reported cases of COVID-19, bringing the county-wide total to 33,017 cases to date, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Pennsylvania reported an additional 7,175 cases of COVID-19, bringing the state's total to 748,564, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Pennsylvania also reported another 313 deaths from COVID-19. In total 18,742 people in Pennsylvania have died of COVID-19.

Lancaster County accounted for 14 of those recent deaths, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The state reported that 820 people in the county have died from COVID-19 in total.

Lancaster County coroner Dr. Stephen Diamantoni said Thursday afternoon that 774 people in Lancaster County had died due to COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. That's an increase of six deaths since last night's count.

To date, 3,427,975 COVID-19 tests in Pennsylvania have come back negative.

Editor's note: This story has been updated with the latest death count figure from Dr. Diamantoni. In addition, we fixed a miscalculation with the daily COVID-19 count in Pennsylvania. The correct number of people who tested positive in the state in the past 24 hours is 7,175.

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