COVID-19 hospitalizations up in Erie County

Posted at 3:10 AM, Jul 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-13 03:10:17-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in the county are on the increase.

On Sunday, Poloncarz tweeted that hospitalizations have increased from the low point of 31 on July 1st, to 42 as of Saturday.

Statewide, there are just over 800 hospitalizations, according to an update from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

So far there have been over 7,600 COVID-19 cases in Erie County and 646 people have died.