Erie County Update: July 13, 2020
Six new cases of COVID-19 reported in Erie County
The office of Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported six new positive cases of COVID-19 today. This brings our cumulative total to 718 positive cases. There have been 13,540 total negatives, with a weeklong average of 180 per day. There have been 583 recovered cases, for a total of 120 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 123 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 328 additional positive cases reported today, for a total of 95,742. So far, there have been 6,911 deaths statewide, with 14 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. 835,732 Pennsylvanians have tested negative to date, with 18,098 negative tests yesterday.
If Erie County were to proportionally have as many cases as Pennsylvania, the county's total cases would be roughly 2,058.
Erie County's negative tests account for 1.62% of Pennsylvania's, a number which has held relatively steady over the last few weeks.
Erie County's new cases today account for 1.8% 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 78 positive cases (up one since Friday), 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 38 positive cases and no deaths. Warren County has 10 total cases and reported its first death on June 28.