Crawford County is still seeing a medium community level of COVID-19, according to the latest data from the CDC on Thursday.

Erie and Warren Counties remain at the low community level.

At the low level, the CDC suggests you:

  • Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Get tested if you have symptoms.
  • Wear a mask if you have symptoms, a positive test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19.
  • Wear a mask on public transportation.
  • You may choose to wear a mask at any time as an additional precaution to protect yourself and others.

At the medium level, the following is also recommended:

The Pennsylvania Department of Health reported 20,626 new cases and 113 deaths in a seven-day period. New hospital admissions over a seven-day period are averaging 202.43, and the percent positivity for COVID-19 is between 15 and 20 percent.

1,278 counties in the U.S. are currently seeing high community levels of COVID-19, 1,307 are at the medium level and 638 are low.

Erie County

Weekly Metrics Used to Determine the COVID-19 Community Level
 
Case Rate per 100,000 population 159.79
New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population 8.3
% Staffed inpatient beds in use by patients with confirmed COVID-19 2.4%

Crawford County

Weekly Metrics Used to Determine the COVID-19 Community Level
 
Case Rate per 100,000 population 148.89
New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population 11.8
% Staffed inpatient beds in use by patients with confirmed COVID-19 2.8%

Warren County

Weekly Metrics Used to Determine the COVID-19 Community Level
 
Case Rate per 100,000 population 147.99
New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population 8.3
% Staffed inpatient beds in use by patients with confirmed COVID-19 2.4%

Determining COVID-19 Community Levels

New Cases1
(per 100,000 population in the last 7 days)
Indicator Low Medium High
<200 cases< td> New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population (7-day total)2 <10.0< td> 10.0-19.9 ≥20.0
Percent of staffed inpatient beds in use by COVID-19 patients (7-day average)3 <10.0%< td> 10.0-14.9% ≥15.0%
≥200 cases New COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population (7-day total) NA <10.0< td> ≥10.0
Percent of staffed inpatient beds in use by COVID-19 patients (7-day average) NA <10.0%< td> ≥10.0%

The COVID-19 Community Level is determined by the higher of the new admissions and inpatient beds metrics, based on the current level of new cases per 100,000 population in the past 7 days.

1Number of new cases in the county in the past 7 days divided by the population in the county (or other administrative level) multiplied by 100,000.

2Total number of new admissions of patients with confirmed COVID-19 in the past 7 days divided by the total population in the Health Service Area, multiplied by 100,000.

3Percentage of staffed inpatient beds in use by patients with confirmed COVID-19 within the entire Health Service Area (7-day average).