FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 7, 2021
Melissa J. Dixon
Erie, PA – County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper and Erie County Department of Health announce 48 new positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Erie County as of 11:59 p.m. on May 6.
The total cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Erie County since March 2020 is 20,398 with 462 deaths (reported in NEDSS).
As of this morning, there are 23 total COVID-19 hospitalizations with two 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, May 12, at 3 p.m.