Erie County COVID-19 Cases at 1,504
51 deaths, 45 current active cases reported by Health Department
The office of Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported 13 new positive cases of COVID-19 today. This brings our cumulative total to 1,504 positive cases. There have been 26,577 total negative tests. There have been 1,404 recovered cases, with eight announced today, for a total of 49 current active cases in Erie County. There have been 51 total Erie County deaths reported by the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS).
Since last Wednesday, there have been, 65 new positive cases, 48 recoveries, 1,093 negative tests, and three new deaths.
In the last month, there have been 207 new positive cases (down 15 from last week), 379 recoveries, and 13 deaths.
Wed 9/23/20 - 13 new cases
Tues 9/22/20 - 8 new cases
Mon 9/21/20 - 8 new cases
Sun 9/20/20 - 9 new cases
Sat 9/19/20 - 7 new cases
Friday 9/18/20 - 13 new cases, 1 new death
Thursday 9/17/20 - 7 new cases
Today, Pennsylvania, saw 898 additional positive cases reported, for a total of 152,544. So far, there have been 8,062 deaths statewide, with 39 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. 1,790,412 patients have tested negative to date, with 12,496 negative tests yesterday.
According to the CDC, the US has a total of 6,874,982 total cases with 303,115 new cases in the last seven days and 49,285 in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in the US is 200,275, with 5,222 reported in the last week.
If Erie County were to proportionally have as many cases as Pennsylvania, the county's total cases would be more than doubled, at roughly 3,264.
Erie County's negative tests account for 1.48% of Pennsylvania's. Erie County's new cases today account for less than 1.44% of Pennsylvania's. Erie County's cumulative positive cases account for 0.99% of the state's cumulative cases. Erie County's population accounts for 2.14% of the state population.
As for updates in our nearby counties, Crawford County has 298 positive cases (up 35 this week), with three deaths. McKean County has 57 positive cases (up six) and two deaths. Venango County has 83 positive cases (up four) and one death. Warren County has 42 total positive cases and one death (with no change this week).
Ashtabula County's cumulative total is 653 positive cases (up 19 this week), with 99 hospitalized, and 48 deaths (no change). Chautauqua County has a cumulative total of 623 positive cases (37) and ten deaths (no change).