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Coronavirus stats for Oct. 19

Mon, Oct 19th 2020 03:50 pm

Niagara County

The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County:

Source: Niagara County “heat map”

Erie County

As of Sunday, Erie County had 17 new positive coronavirus tests and a yearly total of 12,414 confirmed COVID-19 cases (including 182 on Grand Island and 5,861 in the City of Buffalo). To date, 484,290 people have been tested (2.5% positive), with 708 deaths attributed to the coronavirus. Also, 88,254 people have taken an antibody test (6.8% positive).

Image courtesy of the Erie County “heat map”

Western New York/New York State

Each state region's percentage of positive test results reported over the past three days is as follows:

REGION

FRIDAY

SATURDAY

SUNDAY

Capital Region

0.6%

0.9%

1.1%

Central New York

0.7%

1.2%

1.1%

Finger Lakes

0.9%

1.3%

1.5%

Long Island

1.0%

1.1%

1.0%

Mid-Hudson

1.6%

1.4%

1.4%

Mohawk Valley

0.3%

0.3%

0.3%

New York City

1.2%

1.1%

1.3%

North Country

0.3%

0.7%

1.3%

Southern Tier

1.4%

0.9%

1.2%

Western New York

1.4%

1.6%

0.9%

Reading this number aloud during a conference call Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said, “That's a good number for Western New York today.”

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