FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 3, 2021
Melissa J. Dixon
Erie, PA – County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce 21 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on May 2.
Data from the weekend:
|Day||Positive cases reported|
|11:59 p.m. on April 30||56|
|11:59 p.m. on May 1||62|
The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County since March 2020 is 20,212, with 462 total deaths (reported in NEDSS).
As of this morning, there are 20 total COVID-19 hospitalizations with three people on ventilators in Erie County.
The next COVID-19 press briefing will take place Wednesday, May 5, at 3 p.m.
All residents are reminded to wear a mask that covers their nose and mouth when near anyone who does not live inside their home, keep a 6-foot distance from others, stay home as much as possible – and definitely when feeling ill, wash hands frequently, and limit activities outside of their homes.