Here are today’s numbers:
On Saturday, Erie County had 663 new positive coronavirus cases. The positivity rate was 5.4%, with 12,221 individuals tested. The yearly total reported Monday was 47,129 confirmed COVID-19 cases (including 1,115 on Grand Island and 16,713 in the City of Buffalo).
To date, 1,079,884 people have been tested (4.4% positive), with 1,297 deaths attributed to the coronavirus. Also, 96,965 people have taken an antibody test (8.3% positive).
Image courtesy of the Erie County “heat map”
The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases: “We regretfully report the deaths of 12 Niagara County residents. We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of these individuals.:
In addition, the NCDOH reported:
Source: Niagara County active case map (data as of Friday)
Source: Niagara County “heat map”