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.