WARREN, Pa. – The changing of the months did little to slow the rise in COVID-19 cases in Warren County.
According to a Pennsylvania Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard data update Wednesday, 20 new confirmed cases were reported in the county on Dec. 1. That’s the second straight day with at least 20 new confirmed cases in Warren County after 33 were reported Monday.
With the 10 cases reported Sunday, the 3-day total of new confirmed cases (63) is more new confirmed cases than the county had from March through October (60).
According to the Dashboard ZIP Code data, the Warren (16365) code now has 103 cumulative confirmed cases, up 36 from Thursday. Russell (16345) is at 18, an increase of four, while Sugar Grove (16350) now stands at 22, up from 13 Thursday. Bear Lake (16402) increased from seven to 12, while Columbus (16405) remained at five.
Youngsville (16371) has 40 cumulative confirmed cases, up from 27 five days ago. Pittsfield (16340) increased to 17, up six from Thursday. Grand Valley (16420) now has six cases, a gain of at least two, and Tidioute (16351) increased from eight to 12. Spring Creek (16346) now has seven, a gain of one.
Sheffield (16347) had an increase of three, from 10 to 13, while Clarendon (16313) now has 16, an increase of two.
Irvine (16329), the last ZIP in the county to report a case, has at least one confirmed. The Dashboard does not list specific case numbers if there are between one and four cases for that code.
No new COVID deaths have been reported in the county.
The cumulative case count, up to 333 with probable cases, includes those cases the state considers “recovered.”
A case is considered recovered “if a case has not been reported as a death, and it is more than 30 days past the date of their first positive test (or onset of symptoms) then an individual is considered recovered,” according to the Department of Health.