The Erie County Department of Health is reporting 34 new positive cases of COVID-19 and two new deaths as of 11:59 p.m. on April 27.
The cumulative total in the county since March 2020 now stands at 19,986, with 461 total deaths reported in NEDSS.
Of the cumulative cases, 52% are female and 48% are male.
The breakdown of cumulative cases by race/ethnicity is as follows:
55% White residents
7% African American/Black residents
2% Asian residents
Three percent of the cases are Hispanic, of any race; 38% are not Hispanic; and 59% are unknown.
The age breakdown of the cumulative cases looks like this:
1% are ages 0-4
2% are ages 5-9
9% are ages 10-18
12% are ages 19-24
38% are ages 25-49
21% are ages 50-64
17% are ages 65 and older
Note: Percent values of each breakdown may not total 100 due to rounding.
The next news conference will take place Wednesday, May 5 at 3 p.m. There will be no news conference today, April 28, due to Governor Wolf’s planned visit to an Erie County vaccination clinic.