Coronavirus: Erie County reports three-day total of 594 new cases; 9 new deaths

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The Erie County Department of Health is reporting a three-day total of 594 new cases of COVID-19 and 9 new deaths as of Dec. 5.

New cases reported in Erie County:

DayPositive cases reported
Dec. 5172
Dec. 4178
Dec. 3244

The cumulative total in the county now stands at 37,138 with 602 total deaths.

Get Vaccinated

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

A free mobile vaccination clinic will be held Tuesday, Dec. 7 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the John F. Kennedy Center — 2021 E 20th St, Erie.

For a full schedule of local vaccination sites, visit Not all locations can offer COVD-19 vaccines to children 5 to 11 years old. Call ahead to check availability.

Get Tested

  • Thursday, Dec. 9, 4 to 7 p.m. at Greene Township Municipal Building, 9333 Tate Rd., Erie

Masking order

A universal indoor masking order for all public and private pre-schools, primary and secondary schools in Erie County is in effect until further notice. A copy of the order can be found at

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.

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