The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported eight new positive coronavirus test results in Crawford County Friday, raising the county’s total case count since early March to 374.
The agency has not released information on any of the cases.
The DOH’s online hospital preparedness dashboard on Friday said the county had one coronavirus patient hospitalized and did not have anyone on a respirator, down from two hospitalized listed Thursday. Meadville Medical Center has stopped giving daily updates and referred inquiries to the agency’s website.
The county has had 66 cases reported by the state since Sept. 28.
To date, there have been 9,402 negative tests in the county, an increase of 41 since Thursday.
Regionally, since the state started tracking COVID-19, Erie County has had 1,844 cases (an increase of nine since Thursday), Mercer County 867 (up five), Venango County 154 (up five) and Warren County 59 (up one).
State adds 1,566
State health officials announced an addition 1,566 cases across Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania has had 11 consecutive days with at least 1,000 new cases and four days in a row with at least 1,250. The number of Pennsylvanians hospitalized due to complications from the novel coronavirus also surged past 800 after dropping to nearly 450 in late September.
Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 141 cases, Philadelphia is reporting an increase of 136 cases and Westmoreland is reporting an increase of 108 cases.
Friday’s data release pushes the statewide total to 179,086 cases since March. The state Department of Health estimates 80 percent of patients have already recovered. Over the past week, the state has reported 9,592 positive cases among 238,610 tests.
Statewide, there were another 25 deaths due to the complications from the novel coronavirus. Since the state began tracking cases in March, there have been 8,457 deaths.
The number of Pennsylvanians hospitalized due to COVID-19 complications increased by 31 on Friday to 830. There also are 80 residents on ventilators.