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.