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Allegany County declares state of emergency due to coronavirus; schools to close

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Posted at 3:31 AM, Mar 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-16 03:31:10-04

BELMONT, N.Y. (WKBW) — Allegany County has officially declared a state of emergency due to coronavirus, resulting in the closure of all schools in the county.

On Sunday, the Allegany County Department of Health announced that two people, including a five-year-old boy, have been confirmed to have coronavirus.

All eight counties in Western New York have declared states of emergency due to the spread of coronavirus.

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