Coronavirus: Erie County reports 205 new covid cases; 1 new death

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The Erie County Department of Health is reporting 205 new cases of COVID-19 and one new death in Erie County on Nov. 15.

This brings the cumulative total in the county since March 2020 to 32,850, with 557 total deaths.

The total number of reinfections in Erie County is currently at 275.

Free COVID vaccinations are available for Erie County residents 5 and older.

Find vaccines near you:

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

Get tested for COVID-19

Thursday, Nov. 18, 5 to 8 p.m. at General McLane High School, 11761 Edinboro Rd., Edinboro

Masking

The CDC recommends everyone wear masks indoors in areas with substantial to high transmission rates. All counties in Pennsylvania are currently listed as having high transmission rates.

Breakthrough Cases

According to the Erie County Department of Health, the total number of vaccinated people who contracted COVID-19 in October was 143 out of the 139,988 total vaccinations issued. As of Nov. 5, Erie County’s vaccination rate among individuals 12 and older is 63.4 percent.

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