(WIVB) – Erie County’s positive COVID-19 rate for Sunday was 2.9 percent, the Erie County Department of Health said Monday.
A total of 64 new cases were confirmed on Sunday.
On Monday, Gov Andrew Cuomo said that for the five counties of Western New York, 1.6 percent of Sunday’s COVID-19 tests came back positive.
That’s an improvement after several days where the rate has been close to 2 percent.
The state has been working to keep that rate down, Cuomo said.