Erie County sees new record number of daily COVID-19 cases


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Erie County has broken another record for new cases of COVID-19 in a day.

On Thursday, Dec. 23, the county says there were 1,137 new cases reported. The previous record of 981 was set earlier this month.

Looking at the past seven days, that number is 4,624. A total of 141,222 cases have been reported since the start of the pandemic.

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