Erie County Update: June 22, 2020
20 new cases were reported over the span of four days, with two additional deaths
Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported 20 new positive cases of COVID-19 over the span of four days. This brings our cumulative total to 535 positive cases, with 9,393 negatives. So far, there have been 412 recovered cases, for a total of 111 current active cases. So far, there have been 12 deaths of Erie County residents due to COVID-19, with two additional deaths reported today (occurring over four-day span).
Over the last three days, the new-case breakdown was as follows:
Friday and Saturday, June 19 and 20: nine new cases
Sunday, June 21: eight new cases
Monday, June 22: three new cases
Erie County's cumulative positive case total has more than doubled since May 31. By our math, there have been 137 new cases reported over the last 14 days, for a ratio of 50 cases per 100,000 people in the last 14 days (a decrease of 10 since Thursday's report).
Outside of Erie County's statistics, Pennsylvania, saw 456 additional positive cases reported today, for a total of 82,186. So far, there have been 6,361 deaths statewide, with seven reported in the last two days. 585,662 patients have tested negative to date, with 29,201 negative tests in the last two days.
Erie County's negative tests account for 1.6% of Pennsylvania's, while its population accounts for 2.15%.
Yesterday, Erie County's new cases have accounted for 0.66% of Pennsylvania's. Erie County's positive cases account for 0.6% of the state's cumulative cases.
There were small changes in our nearby Pennsylvania. Crawford County remains at 42 positive cases (up seven since Thursday), with still no deaths being reported. McKean County now has 15 cases (up two) and one death. Venango County remains at 17 positive cases and no deaths. Warren County holds at five cases and no deaths.
Ashtabula County's cumulative total is 407 positive cases (up five since Thursday), with 72 hospitalized, and 42 deaths (up one). Chautauqua County has a cumulative total of 118 positive cases (up six) and seven deaths.