Category: Health

ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH UPDATE March 24, morning

ERIE COUNTY, NY – The Erie County Department of Health has confirmed an additional five cases of COVID-19 in Erie County residents since yesterday, March 23. This brings our case total to date to 101. We are providing these provisional numbers from our Office of Epidemiology based on information from our Public Health Lab and the New York State reporting system for communicable diseases.

Cases by Gender Number of Cases (%)

Male 59 (58%)
Female 42 (42%)
Total 101

Cases by Age (Years)  Number of Cases
<20 6
20-29 16
30-39 25
40-49 15
50-59 16
60-69 13
70-79 5
>80 5
Total 101

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ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH COVID-19 UPDATE Friday, March 20

ERIE COUNTY, NY – The Erie County Department of Health is releasing results of reports from COVID-19 testing on individuals in Erie County. There are currently 36 lab confirmed cases in Erie County residents as of 12 p.m. today. Additional tests are being run by our Public Health Lab and commercial labs and results will be released when available.

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ERIE COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH UPDATE, WEDNESDAY EVENING 3/18

ERIE COUNTY, NY – From test results received by the Erie County Department of Health as of
close of business on Wednesday, March 18, six new cases were confirmed. That brings the total
number of cases confirmed in Erie County to 27.
Those individuals include:
– a male in his 40s
– a female in her 30s
– a male in his 20s
– a male in his 20s
– a female in her 40s
– a female in her 40s
These individuals reside in the following municipalities: two in Buffalo, one in Lancaster, one in
Cheektowaga, one in Williamsville in the town of Amherst, and one in Hamburg.
As with other cases, ECDOH epidemiologists have notified these individuals and placed them in
mandatory isolation. They are identifying close contacts of these individuals and placing those close
contacts in mandatory quarantine to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms.
If you develop symptoms, call your doctor for medical advice. The following symptoms may appear
2-14 days after exposure.
– Fever (100.4 degrees or higher)
– Cough
– Shortness of breath
ECDOH will release additional guidance as it affects the public as it becomes available through our
investigation process.