19 dead in Erie County because of coronavirus

734 total cases in Erie County, more than 100 people hospitalized

Mike Baggerman
April 02, 2020 - 3:09 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Nineteen people are dead in Erie County due to complications of coronavirus as of noon on Thursday.

Erie County Health Commissioner Gale Burstein said that 734 residents in total have been positively diagnosed with the disease that has plagued the world in recent months.

Of the 734 people diagnosed with coronavirus, 101 people have recovered, though 128 people are currently in the hospital, many of whom require assisted breathing. Within area hospitals, 61 people are in the ICU and 58 require a ventilator.


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