BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in western New York hasn’t been this high since June.
On Sunday, 80 people in the region were reported to be hospitalized.
From Tuesday to Wednesday, the number dropped from 73 to 63, but it has climbed upward since then.
Of the 80 patients, 15 were receiving intensive care, as of Sunday.
The latest COVID-19 positivity rate in western New York is 0.9 percent.