Erie County Sees 79 New COVID-19 Cases In a Day
Unprecedented numbers as pandemic continues
On Monday, Nov. 9, the office of Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported 79 new positive cases of COVID-19 – the largest single-day total since the pandemic began – and one new death. This brings our cumulative total to 2,675 positive cases. There have been 35,674 negative tests in total (as of Oct. 28). Over the weekend, there were 182 new cases reported in Erie County, with 49 on Saturday and 54 on Sunday.
On Friday, Nov. 6, 59 new cases were reported, which was at the time, Erie County's largest single-day total.
According to the county, there have been 373 new positive cases in the past week.
So far, there have been 2,164 recovered cases, with 92 announced over the weekend (and 255 this week), for a total of 455 current active cases in Erie County.
This is the largest amount of active cases Erie County has had since the pandemic began.
There have been 56 total Erie County deaths reported by the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS), with two additional deaths reported this week, one today and one on Friday, Nov. 6.
In the last month, there have been 945 new positive cases, 632 recoveries, and two deaths.
Erie County's cumulative positive case total has more than doubled in 10 weeks.