Crawford County added 15 coronavirus cases Thursday, state officials said.

The Department of Health reported the increase in cases in its latest data release, bringing the county's total number of COVID-19 cases to 6,233 since the pandemic began about 11 months ago.

The county has had 221 cases over the past 14 days, or about 16 a day over that span. Crawford County has not had a coronavirus-related death reported to the coroner in more than a week. There have been a total of 148 COVID-related deaths since the pandemic began.

The state's online hospital dashboard listed seven COVID patients hospitalized in the county, an increase of two from Wednesday. There were two adult patients in an intensive care unit a decrease of one, and two people using ventilators, an increase of one. The state said seven adult ICU beds were available in the county, a change from the five listed Wednesday.

In other COVID-related news:

• Regionally, since the state started tracking COVID-19, Erie County has had 16,770 cases (an increase of 58 from Wednesday), Mercer County 7,880 (up 12), Venango County 3,268 (up six) and Warren County 2,114 (up two).

• Statewide, health officials announced another 3,345 new cases across Pennsylvania. It marked the fifth day in a row with less than 4,000 new cases. Also, the DOH announced another 94 deaths.

• The number of hospitalized COVID patients dropped by 50 on Thursday. Statewide, 2,124 patients were being treated in Pennsylvania facilities. 

• Statewide there were 467 residents being treated in intensive care units, up two, while 255 patients were being treated on ventilators, level with Wednesday's report.

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