Erie County reports 50 new cases of COVID-19; PA reports 2,786 new cases– more than 2 million vaccinations

Coronavirus

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Erie County has 50 new positive cases of COVID-19. The total in the county now stands at 17,074.

Elsewhere in the region:

  • Crawford County is reporting 17 new cases.
  • Warren County is reporting two new cases.
  • Chautauqua County is reporting eight new cases.
  • Ashtabula County has yet to report today’s numbers.

Tune in at 3 p.m. today for an update on #COVID19 in Erie County! We’ll also hear updates from AHN Saint Vincent and UPMC Hamot.

Posted by Erie County Department of Health on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 2,786 new positive cases of COVID-19 as of 12 a.m. February 24, bringing the statewide total to 920,634.

The department is also reporting 76 new deaths, for a statewide total of 23,787 deaths.

There are 1,963 people hospitalized with COVID-19. Of that number, 418 people are in the intensive care unit with COVID-19.

#COVID19 Update (as of 2/24/21 at 12:00 am): • 2,786 additional positive cases of COVID-19 • 920,634 total cases…

Posted by Pennsylvania Department of Health on Wednesday, February 24, 2021

The trend in the 14-day moving average number of hospitalized patients per day is about 3,700 lower than it was at the peak on December 25, 2020. However, the current 14-day average is just below what it was at the height of the spring peak on May 3, 2020. Statewide percent positivity for the week of February 12 – February 18 stood at 6.5%.

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

  • This week, a total of 3,172,900 doses will have been allocated through February 27:
    • 225,890 first doses will have been allocated this week.
    • 180,610 second doses will have been allocated this week.
  • To date, of the 3,172,900 doses allocated through February 27, we have administered 2,083,277 doses total through February 23:
    • First doses, 82 percent (1,498,265 administered of 1,836,065 allocated)
    • Second doses, 44 percent (585,012 administered of 1,336,835 allocated)
  • In Erie County — 38,262 total vaccinations
  • In Crawford County — 20,364 total vaccinations
  • In Warren County — 6,463 total vaccinations

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Posted by Pennsylvania Department of Health on Tuesday, February 16, 2021

To date, 3,843,793 people have tested negative in Pennsylvania.

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