Erie County reports 18 new positive cases of COVID-19; cumulative case total is 20,926; 1 additional death


Walter Ang

Erie, PA — County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce 18 new positive cases of COVID-19 and one additional death have been reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on May 25.

The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County since March 2020 is 20,926, with 469 deaths reported in the National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (NEDSS). Updated data can be found on the “Positive Cases in Erie County” page on

Of the cumulative cases, 52% are female and 48% are male. The breakdown of cumulative cases by race/ethnicity is as follows: 56% White, 7% African American/Black, 2% Asian, 1% Other and 34% Unknown. Three percent of the cases are Hispanic, of any race; 38% are not Hispanic; and 58% are unknown.

The age breakdown of the cumulative cases is:

  • 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 age, race and gender report, a seven-day daily case count breakdown and zone map data, and the wastewater report can be found on (Refresh each page to see most recent update.)

During today’s press briefing, County Executive Dahlkemper was joined by Charlotte Berringer, director of community health services at the Erie County Department of Health, and Amy Machinski, supervisor of environmental health services at the Erie County Department of Health, providing updates on COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, and mitigation efforts. Watch today’s press briefing here.

All questions related to COVID-19 may be directed to Erie County Department of Health at 814-451-6700 or


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