Erie County reports no new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19; total stands at 56


Melissa J. Dixon

Erie, PA – County Executive Kathy Dahlkemper announced no new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Erie County. The total confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Erie County to date is 56, with 1,335 negatives and no deaths of Erie County residents. Twenty-nine of the 56 total cases have recovered.

The state has provided several resources to help essential businesses, such as workplace safety facts for in-person operations and Pennsylvania Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine’s order of safety measures. All of this guidance for life-sustaining businesses that are open is available under “Resources” on the COVID-19 page of

“With the help of the enforcement team, and the guidelines set forth by the state for life-sustaining businesses who are permitted to be open, we believe the new order for wearing masks has a twofold effect,” Dahlkemper said. “First, it will help us slow the spread of COVID-19 in Erie County. Second, it will help us develop standards to get back to work. If we don’t take the precautions, we will undo the work that has been done so far.”

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

For more information related to COVID-19 including fact sheets, business resources, family resources, videos, translations, guidance for garden centers and landscaping supply companies, and more, visit and the social media accounts for Erie County, Pa., and Erie County Department of Health.


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