Erie County

Erie County Legislature on Franklin Street in Buffalo. January 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 07, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Rapid testing for coronavirus may have allowed Catholic Health to put out a metaphorical fire at Father Baker Manor. But on a large scale, it’s unlikely the rapid testing will come any time soon to Erie County.
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Erie County Legislature Building. March 18, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 06, 2020 - 1:53 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - As Erie County cases of coronavirus continue to increase, the county unveiled new data on their heat map which separates confirmed coronavirus cases by zip code.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz
Erie County YouTube Channel
WBEN Newsroom
April 05, 2020 - 5:44 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Erie County alone has topped 1000 according to the latest update from Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz.
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Andrew Cuomo
Governor Andrew Cuomo/Governor's Office
WBEN Newsroom
April 04, 2020 - 4:25 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon as it scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus patients, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Saturday.
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Rath Building. March 15, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Rath Building. March 15, 2020 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 04, 2020 - 10:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - 22 people are dead in Erie County as coronavirus cases are now at 802.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz unveils 2019 road work agenda. March 25, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
April 03, 2020 - 5:44 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz said the county will not supply ventilators to New York City under the governor’s executive order because all ventilators are currently being used in Erie County.
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Brendan Keany
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.
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WBEN Photo/Matt Moran
Mike Baggerman
April 01, 2020 - 2:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County is reporting 603 cases of coronavirus as of Wednesday evening.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz provides a coronavirus update. March 31, 2020 (Photo via Mark Poloncarz Facebook)
Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz provides a coronavirus update. March 31, 2020 (Photo via Mark Poloncarz Facebook)
WBEN Newsroom
March 31, 2020 - 3:11 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – There are 553 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Erie County as of midday Tuesday.
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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. July 29, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
WBEN Newsroom
March 30, 2020 - 3:39 pm
The confirmed cases in Erie County have more than doubled since last Thursday. Eight people have died in the pandemic while 43 have recovered.
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