There were three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Warren County according to updated numbers released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Friday, Aug. 21.
The three new cases bring the cumulative county case count to 26, 20 confirmed and six probable. The county had been at 17 confirmed prior to Friday’s update.
This marks a new single-day high of reported cases for Warren County. There had been two cases reported in a single day four times prior to Aug. 21, twice in July and twice in August.
Warren County still maintains the lowest cumulative cases per 100,000 total in the state with 65.8. McKean County (85.4) is the only other county with a number under 100.
The county’s cumulative case count also includes those cases the state considers “recovered.”
According to the Department of Health, 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.”
Warren County’s lone death was recorded on June 28.