Today, the Erie County Department of Health is reporting one of the lowest daily case counts for COVID-19 in months.
The county is reporting 23 new cases along with five new deaths. The cumulative total now stands at 16,220 with 413 total deaths (reported in NEDSS).
As of this morning, there were 40 total COVID-19 hospitalizations with three people on ventilators in Erie County.
Of the cumulative cases in the county, 53% are female and 47% are male. The breakdown of cumulative cases by race/ethnicity is as follows:
51% White residents
7% African American/Black residents
2% Asian residents
Three percent of the cases are Hispanic, of any race; 35% are not Hispanic; and 62% are unknown.
The age breakdown of the cumulative cases is as follows:
1% are ages 0-4
1% are ages 5-9
8% are ages 10-18
12% are ages 19-24
38% are ages 25-49
22% are ages 50-64
19% are ages 65 and older
Note: Percent values of each breakdown may not total 100 due to rounding.
Across the region:
- Crawford County is reporting 32 new cases
- Warren County is reporting 14 new cases
- Chautauqua and Ashtabula counties have yet to report today’s numbers
Watch Erie County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper give her weekly update on COVID-19 in Erie County Feb. 10, 2021:
Across the commonwealth, the Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 3,378 new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 880,291.
The department is also reporting 125 new deaths, for a statewide total of 22,745 deaths.
There are 2,890 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 574 people are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.
The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day has increased by nearly 2,800 since the end of September. Statewide percent positivity for the week of January 29 – February 4 stood at 8.6%.
Through Feb. 9 — 1,401,840 doses of the vaccine have been administered to 1,084,502 people. 1,084,502, or 76 percent, of people have received their first dose of vaccine. 317,338, or 31 percent, of people have received their second dose of vaccine.
To date, 3,725,236 people have tested negative in Pennsylvania.