Both in-state data and a report from Butler Health System show more recent deaths because of COVID-19.
According to Friday's report by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, seven county residents were added to the death toll, which is 278 since the beginning of the pandemic.
According to a BHS report Friday, Butler Memorial reported two deaths on Wednesday and two deaths on Thursday to the Department of Health, since its last report Wednesday.
Clarion Hospital also reported one death Wednesday and one death Thursday.
In addition to the deaths, Butler Memorial reported having 27 inpatients with COVID-19, which is nine less than Wednesday.
While the county exceeded its two-week average of 5.5 deaths per day on Friday, it saw a decrease in new confirmed cases for a third day in a row and its lowest increase in two weeks.
According to state data, the county added 49 new confirmed cases on Friday, the lowest single-day increase since Jan. 2. The case counts also came in well below the two-week average of 82.6 new confirmed cases per day.
COVID-19 statistics from Friday
The following numbers on the coronavirus pandemic were compiled from regular news releases from the state Department of Health and Butler Health System:
Confirmed cases: 7,535
Probable cases: 3,904
Negative tests: 40,957
Butler Memorial hospital
Total tests: 35,435
Outdoor tests: 14,905
Positive tests: 2,262
Total tests: 10,972
Outdoor tests: 9,283
Positive tests: 1,731
New cases: 6,047
Total cases: 754,611
New deaths: 215
Total deaths: 18,957
Allegheny: 50,696 confirmed cases; 319,068 negative; and 1,302 deaths
Armstrong: 3,367 confirmed cases; 13,059 negative; and 89 deaths
Beaver: 8,606 confirmed cases; 39,996 negative; and 290 deaths
Clarion: 1,527 confirmed cases; 6,590 negative; and 56 deaths
Lawrence: 3,854 confirmed cases; 6,590 negative; and 144 deaths
Mercer: 5,615 confirmed cases; 23,592 negative; and 186 deaths
Venango: 2,354 confirmed cases; 9,175 negative; and 59 deaths
Westmoreland: 16,681 confirmed cases; 77,371 negative; and 523 deaths.