Erie County Reports 1,020 New COVID-19 Cases This Week
Saturday saw the largest single-day total since January
In the last week, there have been 1,020 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Erie County According to the PA Department of Health, with 793 new cases reported the previous week, and 802 the week prior.
One death has been reported this week by the PA Dept. of Health, while the Erie County Department of Health reported two additional deaths in the last 24 hours.
As of now, there are 135,888 Pennsylvanians who have been fully vaccinated, with 11,076 having received their first dose.
Over the last seven days, there has been an average of more than 113 cases per day.
As of now, there are 136,793 Pennsylvanians who have been fully vaccinated (905 more this week), with 11,718 having received their first dose (up 642 this week).
Erie County's cumulative total now stands at 26,436 total cases.
Wednesday, Sept. 29 - 171
Thursday, Sept. 30 - 160
Friday, Oct. 1 - 135
Saturday, Oct. 2 - 194
Sunday, Oct. 3 - 108
Monday, Oct. 4 - 140
Tuesday, Oct. 5 - 112
(Tuesday-to-Tuesday) Weekly Total: 1,020
(Dates indicate reporting of statistics, which references the previous day)
*Statistics in NEDSS are readjusted for accuracy and clarification.
State, Local, and National Statistics
Today, Pennsylvania saw 5,058 additional positive cases reported, for a total of 1,458,445 cumulative cases.
So far, there have been 29,722 deaths statewide, with 399 deaths this week.
So far, 12,942,863 doses of vaccine have been administered in PA.
According to the CDC, there have are 216,012,495 fully vaccinated people in the US, equal to 65.1% of the population age 12 and over.
The US has a total of 43,878,517 total cases. There have been 100,230 new cases in the last 24 hours, and 677,301 cases in the last 7 days.
The total number of deaths in the US is 704,233, with 1,949 in the last 24 hours.
As for updates in our nearby counties, Crawford County has 9,489 positive cases (up 393), with 173 deaths (up 2).
McKean County has 4,607 total positive cases (up 206) and 78 deaths (up two).
Venango County has 5,537 total positive cases (up 299) and 116 deaths (up four).
Warren County has 3,480 total positive cases (up 166), and 117deaths (up two).