LITTLE VALLEY – The fourth COVID-19 related death was reported in Cattaraugus County on Sunday.
The Cattaraugus County Health Department says the death involves a 71-year-old woman who developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome her illness despite aggressive medical treatment.
Additionally, two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Cattaraugus County, bringing the countywide case total to 47, with 18 active.
Officials say the new cases involve two men, one who was a asymptomatic county jail inmate, and the other who is now hospitalized.
In Chautauqua County officials reported one new case Sunday, a man in his 60s.
There are now 21 active cases, with 85 total, 60 recovered and four prior deaths reported in the county.