Erie County COVID-19 Cases at 1,567
With a steady climb in positive cases, our area sees one new death this week
The office of Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported four new positive cases of COVID-19 today. This brings our cumulative total to 1,567 positive cases. There have been 27,977 negative tests in total. So far, there have been 1,454 recovered cases, with 12 announced today, for a total of 61 current active cases in Erie County. There have been 52 total Erie County deaths reported by the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS).
Since last Wednesday, there have been, 63 new positive cases (two less than last week), 50 recoveries (two more than last week), 1,400 negative tests, and one new death reported.
In the last month, there have been 218 new positive cases, 271 recoveries, and four deaths.
Wed 9/30/20 - 4 new cases
Tues 9/29/20 - 11 new cases
Mon 9/28/20 - 8 new cases
Sun 9/27/20 - 11 new cases
Sat 9/26/20 - 7 new cases
Friday 9/25/20 - 12 new cases, 1 new death
Thursday 9/24/20 - 10 new cases
Today, Pennsylvania, saw 1,153 additional positive cases reported, for a total of 158,967. So far, there have been 8,142 deaths statewide, with 19 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. 1,879,127 patients have tested negative to date, with 12,366 negative tests yesterday.
According to the CDC, the US has a total of 7,168,077 total cases, with 293,095 new cases in the last seven days and 38,764 in the last 24 hours. The total number of deaths in the US is 205,372, with 5,097 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 3,402.
Erie County's negative tests account for 1.49% of Pennsylvania's. Erie County's new cases today account for less than 0.3% 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 316 positive cases (up 18 this week), with three deaths. McKean County has 59 positive cases (up two) and two deaths. Venango County has 88 positive cases (up five) and one death. Warren County has 44 total positive cases (up two) and one death.
Ashtabula County's cumulative total is 664 positive cases (up 11 this week), with 101 hospitalized, and 48 deaths (no change). Chautauqua County has a cumulative total of 662 positive cases (up 39) and ten deaths (no change).