Cattaraugus County Reports New COVID-19 Death, 61 New Cases This Weekend

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LITTLE VALLEY – Cattaraugus County reported its 32nd COVID-19 related death and 61 new cases of the virus over the weekend.

The County Health Department says a 71-year-old woman living in the southeast part of the county developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome her illness.

This marks the county’s fifth COVID-19 death this month.

Of the 61 new COVID-19 cases, 36 were reported on Saturday and 25 on Sunday. There are now 443 active cases in the county.

The county’s seven-day average infection rate also increased to 6.9 percent, with 23 people hospitalized.

Since the outbreak started the county reported 1,403 cases total with 928 recovered.


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