Erie County reports 197 new positive cases of COVID-19; cumulative total is 4,096

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 20, 2020

Melissa J. Dixon

Erie, PA – County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce 197 new positive cases of COVID-19 and one new death have been reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 19.

The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County is 4,096, with 2,642 recovered cases, 1,387 active cases and 67 deaths (reported in NEDSS).

This information can be found on the chart on the “Positive Cases in Erie County” page at

The next press briefing will take place Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 3 p.m. The County Executive is also providing updates on Mondays and Fridays via Facebook.

All residents are encouraged to enter the “Masks of Erie County” design-a-mask challenge until Dec. 1. Learn more at

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


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