Erie County confirms second death related to COVID-19

Posted at 6:26 PM, Mar 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-25 18:46:34-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County is now confirming its second death related to COVID-19.

According to the Erie County Health Department, the individual was a male in his 70s. No other details about this individual will be released.

On Tuesday, the Health Department confirmed a woman in her 80's passed away after contracting the virus.

· Erie County Department of Health, COVID-19 Information Line: (716) 858-2929
Mondays through Fridays - 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

· Erie County Department of Health, COVID-19: http://www.erie.gov/covid19 [erie.gov]

· Erie County online map of confirmed cases: www.erie.gov/covidmap [erie.gov]

· New York State Department of Health Hotline: (888) 364-3065