Over 1,000 New COVID-19 Cases Reported This Week
12 deaths occurred this week, with 167 new cases reported today
In the last week, there have been 1,080 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Erie County According to the PA Department of Health, with 774 new cases reported the previous week, with 1,320 the week prior, and 1,551 the week before that.
The number of cumulative cases in Erie County is now 40,770, according to both the state and county Department of Health. The PA Health Department has the total number of COVID-19 deaths at 625, with 12 occurring this week. The Erie County Department of Health lists a total of 659 deaths, with 11 occurring this week.
Over the last seven days, there has been an average of nearly 111 cases per day (a per-day decrease of more than 77 over last week).
As of now, there are 148,821 Erie County residents who have been fully vaccinated, with 23,222 having received their first dose, and 59,660 who have received a booster shot.
Day-to-day Breakdown of New COVID-19 Cases
Wednesday, Dec. 22 - 226
Thursday, Dec. 23 - 197
Friday, Dec. 24 - 213
Saturday, Dec. 25 - 86
Sunday, Dec. 26 - 77
Monday, Dec. 27 - 114
Tuesday, Dec. 28 - 167
(Tuesday-to-Tuesday) Weekly Total: 1,080
(Dates indicate reporting of statistics, which references the previous day)
*Statistics in NEDSS are readjusted for accuracy and clarification.
State, Local, and National Statistics
Pennsylvania now has 1,993,720 cases of COVID-19, for a weekly increase of 79,761.
So far, there have been 36,504 deaths statewide, with 716 occurring this week.
According to the CDC, the US has a total of 53,275,589 total cases. There have been 431,567 new cases in the last 24 hours, and 1,940,690 cases in the last 7 days.
The total number of deaths in the US is 818,444, with 2,105 in the last 24 hours.
As for updates in our nearby counties, Crawford County has 14,656 positive cases (up 304 since last week), with 258 deaths (up 20 from last week).
McKean County has 6,225 total positive cases (up 58) and 113 deaths (up one).
Venango County has 8,826 total positive cases (up 83) and 200 deaths (up six).
Warren County has 5,585 total positive cases (up 68), and 179 deaths (up eight).