COVID-19 file

Centers for Disease Control


For the second day in a row, four new coronavirus cases were reported in Crawford County by the Pennsylvania Department of Health.

Friday's data release raises the county's total case count since early March to 245.

The Department of Health has not released information on any of the cases.

The agency's online hospital preparedness dashboard said the county has one coronavirus patient hospitalized and no ventilators were in use for COVID-19 patients.

The county has had 54 cases reported by the state since Aug. 24.

To date, there have been 7,581 negative tests in the county, an increase of 32 since Thursday.

Since the state started tracking COVID-19, Erie County has had 1,411 cases, Mercer County 619, Venango County 74 and Warren County 40.

State adds 1,008

State Department of Health officials announced 1,008 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, just the second time since July 28 there were more than 1,000 cases statewide in a single day.

Friday's case total pushes the number of cases statewide to 142,885 since March. Allegheny is reporting an increase of 100 cases and Centre is reporting an increase of 137 cases.

The DOH announced 17 more deaths statewide on Thursday, pushing the total to 7,837. Of that total, 5,290 have been linked to long-term care facilities.

In nursing and personal care homes, there are 21,759 resident cases of COVID-19, and 4,727 cases among employees, for a total of 26,486 at 947 distinct facilities in 61 counties.

The number of people currently hospitalized with the coronavirus increased by three statewide to 491 and the number of people on ventilators increased to 64. 

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