ERIE COUNTY CONFIRMS POSITIVE COVID-19 CASES IN THREE ERIE COUNTY RESIDENTS

ERIE COUNTY, NY – Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz, Commissioner of Health Dr. Gale Burstein and Commissioner of Homeland Security and Emergency Services Daniel Neaverth, Jr. will hold a press conference on Sunday, March 15 at 11 a.m. to announce presumptive positive COVID-19 test results in three Erie County residents.

These tests were performed by the Erie County Public Health Lab and completed late Saturday afternoon. Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) epidemiologists are already at work to identify the close contacts of these individuals and to place those close contacts in mandatory quarantine to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms.

Additional information will be presented at tomorrow’s press conference.