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Coronavirus stats for May 6

Wed, May 6th 2020 01:25 pm

Niagara County

The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County: “We regretfully report the deaths of four Niagara County residents. We send our deepest sympathies to their family and friends.”

The deceased include:

  • A 94-year-old female with underlying health conditions
  • A 91-year-old female with underlying health conditions
  • A 62-year-old female with underlying health conditions
  • A 61-year-old male with underlying health conditions

The rest of the update is as follows:

  • 49 new positive cases, for a total of 619 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 285 active cases (266 isolating at home, 19 in a hospital)
  • 296 recovered
  • 38 deaths
  • 3,752 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)

Source: Niagara County “heat map”

Erie County

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Erie County had a total of 3,939 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 48 on Grand Island and 1,585 in the City of Buffalo. To date, 20,734 people have been tested, with 323 deaths attributed to the coronavirus.

Image courtesy of the Erie County “heat map.”

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