FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 22, 2021
Melissa J. Dixon
Erie, PA – County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce 30 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 21.
Data from the weekend:
|Day||Positive cases reported|
|11:59 p.m. on Feb. 19||50|
|11:59 p.m. on Feb. 20||61|
The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County is 16,971, with 432 total deaths (reported in NEDSS).
Today there are 29 total hospitalizations with four 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, Feb. 24, at 3 p.m.