The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 40 new coronavirus cases in Crawford County since Friday, raising the county’s total count since early March to 478.
The agency has not released information on any of the cases.
The DOH’s online hospital preparedness dashboard on Monday said the county had six coronavirus patients hospitalized and none on respirators, up from four coronavirus patients listed Thursday. Meadville Medical Center has stopped giving daily updates and referred inquiries to the agency’s website.
The county has had 123 cases reported by the state since Oct. 12 and 86 since Oct. 19.
Meadville has had 142 confirmed cases since March and 47 probable cases, according to the state’s ZIP code data search. That’s an increase of 26 confirmed cases and seven probable cases since Tuesday.
In other ZIP code data:
• Titusville has had 44 confirmed cases since March (an increase of 16 since last Tuesday) and the state is listing 10 probable cases (an increase of two).
• Cochranton has had 28 confirmed cases (up 12) and seven probable cases (up one).
• Saegertown has had 22 confirmed cases (up five) and seven probable cases (unchanged).
To date, there have been 10,268 negative tests in the county, an increase of 390 since Friday.
Regionally, since the state started tracking COVID-19, Erie County has had 2,013 cases (an increase of 41 since Friday), Mercer County 1,015 (up 46), Venango County 225 (up 22) and Warren County 63 (up one).
State’s weekend report
The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced more than 3,000 COVID-19 cases in its two-day data release on Monday, a drop in new cases following the two largest increases since health officials began tracking the novel coronavirus in March.
On Sunday, the state had 1,666 new cases and then added another 1,407 on Monday. The state added a dozen deaths on Sunday and seven on Monday.
Since March, there have been 195,695 cases of COVID-19 across Pennsylvania and 8,673 deaths. State health officials estimate 78 percent of residents infected by the coronavirus have already recovered.
The state had its two highest one-day case increases on Friday and Saturday, respectively. On Friday, the DOH announced 2,219 cases and followed it with 2,043 on Saturday. There have been at least 1,000 cases for the past 21 days, the longest stretch since the state began tracking data in March.
Hospitalizations also increased over the weekend. As of noon Monday, there are 1,138 residents hospitalized, up 51 from Saturday. The number of residents being treated on ventilators dropped to 108, down 15 from Saturday.