Erie County Update: July 10, 2020
Five new cases of COVID-19 reported in Erie County, with 1,009 in PA
The office of Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported five new positive cases of COVID-19 today. This brings our cumulative total to 704 positive cases. There have been 12,870 total negatives, with 81 yesterday. There have been 564 recovered cases (with 11 reported yesterday), for a total of 125 current active cases. So far, there have been 15 deaths of Erie County residents due to COVID-19 reported by Erie County.
Erie County's cumulative positive case total has more than doubled in a little over one month. By our math, there have been 127 new cases reported over the last 14 days, for a ratio of 44 cases per 100,000 people in the last 14 days.
Outside of Erie County's statistics, Pennsylvania, saw 1,009 additional positive cases reported today, for a total of 93,876. So far, there have been 6,880 deaths statewide, with 32 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. 804,764 Pennsylvanians have tested negative to date, with 17,608 negative tests yesterday.
If Erie County were to proportionally have as many cases as Pennsylvania, the county's total cases would be roughly 2,018.
Erie County's negative tests account for 1.6% of Pennsylvania's, a number which has held relatively steady over the last few weeks.
Erie County's new cases today account for 0.5% of Pennsylvania's. Erie County's cumulative positive cases account for 0.75% of the state's cumulative cases. Erie County's population accounts for 2.15% of the state population.
As for updates in our nearby counties, Crawford County has 77 positive cases (up one since yesterday), with its first death reported on June 30. McKean County remains at 20 cases and one death (no change in one week). Venango County has 34 positive cases and no deaths. Warren County has nine total cases and reported its first death on June 28.