WARREN, Pa. – Warren County’s COVID-related death toll increased to five based on updated data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Saturday.
Entering December, Warren County had gone more than five months without a COVID-related death. There were four in Warren County between Dec. 2 and Dec. 6, Warren County Coroner Melissa Zydonik confirmed to yourdailylocal.com.
The DoH COVID-19 Dashboard data lists one death each day for Dec. 2, Dec. 3, Dec. 4 and Dec. 5.
Zydonik said there had been no COVID-related deaths in the county this week, as of 4:25 p.m. Saturday.
There were also 35 new confirmed COVID-19 cases reported Friday, according to the Saturday update. That brings the cumulative confirmed case count to 652 and the December total to 380.
From Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, Warren County saw an increase of 290 confirmed cases.
The Warren (16365) ZIP Code had 160 of those cases, according to the Dashboard ZIP Code data, bringing the code’s total to 307 cases. Russell (16345) now has 35 confirmed cases, an increase of 17 in the last week, while Sugar Grove’s (16350) total increased by 18, from 27 to 45. Bear Lake (16402) stayed at 18, while Columbus (16405) increased from five to eight.
Youngsville (16371) has 75 cumulative confirmed cases, up 30 since last Friday. Pittsfield (16340) increased to 26, a gain of seven. Spring Creek (16346) gained nine cases and is now up to 19, and Tidioute (16351) went from 14 to 20. Grand Valley (16420) had one new case and now has seven total.
Clarendon (16313) nearly doubled its case count, from 17 to 31, and Sheffield (16347) went from 14 to 23.
Irvine (16329), the last ZIP in the county to report a case, has 13 confirmed cases, an increase of at least nine since last Friday. The Dashboard does not list specific case numbers if there are between one and four cases for that code.
Editor’s note: Brian Hagberg and Andy Close contributed to this report.