(WJET/WFXP/YourErie.com) — The Erie County Department of Health is reporting a daily average of 15 COVID-19 cases, out of 107 total cases, along with no new deaths for the week of April 4-10.

The total number of deaths reported in the county since March 2020 remains at 796.

As of April 10, the breakdown by vaccination status and age range is as follows:

Reported DeathsAges
0-49
Ages
50-64
Ages
65 & older
Sub-totalPercentage
breakdown
Not vaccinated319153265482%
Partially vaccinated0329324%
Fully vaccinated
without a booster
215728911%
Additional dose0318213%
Total 796100%
Courtesy: Erie County Department of Health

During the week of April 4-10 — 287 people were vaccinated, bringing the total number of vaccinated people in the county to 180,979 with the following breakdown:

Number of
persons
Of eligible
population
Of total
population
Partially vaccinated24,2219.5%9.0%
Fully vaccinated156,75861.5%58.1%
Received additional dose78,13330.7%29.0%
Courtesy: Erie County Department of Health

Find vaccines near you

  • text ZIP Code to 438829
  • visit vaccines.gov
  • call 1-800-232-0233

Get Vaccinated

For list of local vaccination sites, visit eriecountypa.gov/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine

Get Tested

For list of local sites offering free testing, visit eriecountypa.gov/covid-19/covid-19-testing-information

Community Levels

According to the CDC Data Tracker that shows COVID-19 Community Levels, Erie County currently has a low level of community transmission.

At this level, recommendations for preventing the spread of COVID-19 include:

  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines, for 5 years and older, including those who are pregnant and plan on becoming pregnant. This means getting all recommended primary doses and booster doses when eligible.
  • Anyone may choose to mask at any time, regardless of vaccination status.
  • If you are (or live, work or have contact with someone who is) at high risk for severe illness or have a weak immune system, consult your healthcare provider about masking and other precautions.
  • Get tested if you have symptoms or have been exposed to COVID-19.
  • Wear a mask if you have symptoms, positive test results, or have been exposed to COVID-19.
  • Stay home while waiting for test results. If you have positive test results, even if you don’t have symptoms, stay home and apart from others in your home and, if possible, use a separate bathroom; inform your close contacts to stay home and get tested.
  • Maintain improved ventilation throughout indoor spaces when possible.

According to the health department, the benefit of vaccination is that it helps the body prevent severe illness and lessens the likelihood of needing hospitalization.

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If you have concerns or questions about vaccines, ask healthcare professionals or contact the Erie County Department of Health at 814-451-6700.