Erie County Sees Record High New COVID-19 Cases
1,450 new cases this week, with 278 reported on a single day
In the last week, there have been 1,450 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Erie County According to the PA Department of Health, with 1,238 new cases reported the previous week, with 911 the week prior, and 867 the week before that. 238
The number of cumulative cases in Erie County is now 33,037. The PA Health Department has the total number of COVID-19 deaths at 519 (up 12 from last week), while the Erie County Department of Health lists a total of 557 deaths (up one from last week).
Thursday, Nov. 11 saw the highest single-day total since Dec. 14, 2020, with 278 new cases reported. 141,541
As of now, there are 141,541 Erie County residents who have been fully vaccinated, with 17,262 having received their first dose and 34,476 who have received a booster shot.
Over the last seven days, there has been an average of more than 207 cases per day (a per-day increase of more than 30 over last week).
Wednesday, Nov. 10 - 152
Thursday, Nov. 11 - 278
Friday, Nov. 12 - 241
Saturday, Nov. 13 - 224
Sunday, Nov. 14 - 160
Monday, Nov. 15 - 219
Tuesday, Nov. 16 - 176
(Tuesday-to-Tuesday) Weekly Total: 1,450
(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 6,024 additional positive cases reported, for a total of 1,660,087 cumulative cases.
So far, there have been 32,633 deaths statewide (1,445 this week).
So far, 14,749,373 doses of vaccine have been administered in PA (388,071 this week).
According to the CDC, the US has a total of 47,145,861 total cases. There have been 150,191 new cases in the last 24 hours, and 585,700 cases in the last 7 days.
The total number of deaths in the US is 761,426, with 1,110 in the last 24 hours.
As for updates in our nearby counties, Crawford County has 12,199 positive cases (up 610 since last week), with 204 deaths (up seven).
McKean County has 5,596 total positive cases (up 208) and 97 deaths (up one).
Venango County has 7,302 total positive cases (up 486) and 156 deaths (up six).
Warren County has 4,706 total positive cases (up 270), and 145 deaths (up four).