Erie County Executive: Seven more Erie County residents died from COVID-19 related illnesses from Aug. 6 to 12


(WIVB) – Seven more Erie County residents died from COVID-19-related illnesses between Aug. 6 and 12, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced on Tuesday.

This month, a total of eight people have died from COVID-19 in the county. The total of deaths this year is 664, and there have been 1,940 COVID-19 deaths in total.

According to Poloncarz, of the 202 COVID-19 deaths since April 1, 183 of them (93 percent) were not fully immunized before infection.

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