Erie County Update: June 25, 2020
Nine new cases and one additional death reported by Erie County
Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper reported nine new positive cases of COVID-19 over the span of four days. This brings our cumulative total to 560 positive cases, with 10,440 negatives (251 yesterday). So far, there have been 457 recovered cases (13 recorded yesterday), for a total of 90 current active cases. So far, there have been 13 deaths of Erie County residents due to COVID-19, with one additional death reported today.
Erie County's cumulative positive case total has more than doubled since May 31. By our math, there have been 126 new cases reported over the last 14 days, for a ratio of 46 cases per 100,000 people in the last 14 days.
Outside of Erie County's statistics, Pennsylvania, saw 579 additional positive cases reported today, for a total of 83,770. So far, there have been 6,557 deaths statewide, with 42 reported today. 621,031 patients have tested negative to date, with 12,814 negative tests in the last two days.
Erie County's negative tests account for 1.6% of Pennsylvania's (a number consistent for the last three days), while its population accounts for 2.15%.
Yesterday, Erie County's new cases have accounted for 1.5% of Pennsylvania's. Erie County's positive cases account for 0.66% of the state's cumulative cases.
There were minor changes in some of our nearby counties. Crawford County has 50 positive cases (up two), with still no deaths being reported. McKean County remains at 15 cases and one death. Venango County has 17 positive cases (no change this week) and no deaths. Warren County holds at five cases and no deaths (no change in two weeks).
Ashtabula County's cumulative total is 412 positive cases, with 72 hospitalized, and 42 deaths. Chautauqua County has a cumulative total of 125 positive cases (up two) and seven deaths.