CLARION - The number of new COVID-19 cases in zip codes serving Clarion County between March 30 and April 5 topped out at 36, down from 40 new cases the previous week.

However, the period for this report is for only six days based on the most current data available Wednesday morning.

Last week, new COVID cases were reported in 16 zip code areas serving Clarion County.

This week, new COVID cases were reported in 12 zip codes serving Clarion County.

The Clarion zip code had the highest total of new cases reported at nine.

The state prison is located in Jenks Township, Forest County, however, the Marienville zip code includes a portion of Clarion County and therefore the prison numbers are included in Clarion County zip code totals.

As of April 5, the latest date for which such information was posted by the state Department of Corrections, SCI Forest had reported four active COVID-19 cases among inmates and one active case among staff.

Last week's report included six inmate cases and one staff case.

The prison reports four inmate deaths related to COVID. That number is unchanged from the previous week.

Zip code totals include:

(Some zip codes include areas outside Clarion County borders.)

Clarion: nine positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was 13.

New Bethlehem: six positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was five.

Emlenton: four positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Parker: three positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was two.

Marienville: three positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was three.

Strattanville: two positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was two.

Knox: two positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Mayport: two positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was zero.

Rimersburg: one positive case in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was two.

Corsica: one positive case in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Summerville: one positive case in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Cranberry: one positive case in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was zero.

Sligo: zero positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was two.

Shippenville: zero positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was two.

East Brady: zero positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was two.

Lucinda: zero positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Leeper: zero positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Templeton: zero positive cases in the March 30 to April 5 period. Last week's count was one.

Postal zip codes not listed did not record any positive tests between March 29 and April 5 nor during the previous week.

As of April 6, Clarion County had reported 88 total COVID-19 deaths, unchanged from the previous week.