Erie County Department of Health reports second coronavirus related death


ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–UPDATE: According to the Department of Health, there’s been a second coronavirus related death in the county.

The individual was a man in his 70s.

Officials say no other details about the individual will be released.

ORIGINAL: The Erie County Department of Health announced Tuesday evening there’s been a death attributable to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.

Officials say a woman in her 80s who tested positive has died.

There are no further details at this time.

This marks the first death in the county.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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