Erie County reports 210 new positive cases of COVID-19; cumulative case total is 13,330; 11 additional deaths over the weekend


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 11, 2021

MEDIA CONTACT:
Melissa J. Dixon
mdixon@eriecountypa.gov

Erie, PA – County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce 210 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on Jan. 10. An additional 11 deaths have been reported over the weekend.

Data from the holiday weekend:

Day Positive cases reported
11:59 p.m. on Jan. 8 207
11:59 p.m. on Jan. 9 149

The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County is 13,330, with 310 total deaths (reported in NEDSS).

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

As of this morning, there are 90 total hospitalizations and 12 people on ventilators in Erie County.

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.

The next press briefing will take place Wednesday, Jan. 13, at 3 p.m.

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

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