Cattaraugus County Reports 15th Death, 17 Additional Cases

A third death in nine days linked to COVID-19 has been reported in Cattaraugus County.

Health Department officials said the 15th death tied to the virus was an 86-year-old male who developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome his illness despite aggressive medical treatment. “We extend our deepest condolences to his family and the entire Cattaraugus County community.”

Cattaraugus County also announced an additional 17 cases, bringing the total to 375. Chautauqua County has had 13 deaths tied to the virus and announced an additional 32 cases on Tuesday.


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