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Number of COVID-19 deaths keeps going up in New York State

Mixed numbers in WNY this weekend
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Posted at 10:12 PM, Nov 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-15 22:12:12-05

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — The daily number of deaths from COVID-19 continues to go up statewide.

Thirty people died from coronavirus Saturday, including five people here in Erie County.

Twelve people have now died from the coronavirus in Western New York since Friday.

The infection rate for the Erie County yellow zone dropped back down to 6.62% Saturday.

That's down from 8.17% on Friday, but the Western New York region as a whole went up slightly Saturday to 5.6%, compared to 4.6% Friday.