Niagara County’s Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County: “We regretfully report the death of five Niagara County residents. We extend our deepest sympathies to their family and friends.”
The deceased include:
A 71-year-old female with underlying health conditions
The rest of the update is as follows:
Quarantines, unlike isolations, are for people who are well and not showing symptoms, but may have been exposed to the virus. Right now, 228 people are in quarantine while 703 have completed quarantine.
Source: Niagara County “heat map”
As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, Erie County had a total of 5,054 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 55 on Grand Island and 2,082 in the City of Buffalo. To date, 32,873 people have been tested (15.4% positive), with 455 deaths attributed to the coronavirus. Also, 27,161 people have taken an antibody test (7.6% positive).
Image courtesy of the Erie County “heat map”