Erie County reports 34 new cases of COVID-19; two new deaths

Coronavirus

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
 1% Other
 35% Unknown
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.

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