LITTLE VALLEY – Two new COVID-19 deaths and 43 new cases of the virus were reported in Cattaraugus County over the weekend.
The County Health Department says the 37th death involved a 90-year-old man and the 38th death a 73-year-old woman; both who developed respiratory failure.
This this the 10th and 11th COVID-related death this month in the county.
Additionally, 22 new cases of the virus were reported on Saturday and 18 on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases to 617.
The seven-day average infection rate is 6.8 percent with 35 people hospitalized.
Since the pandemic began 2,028 total cases have been reported with 1,371 recovering.