Erie County Exec. says false rumor going around regarding coronavirus testing

Erie County

ERIE COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)–Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz says a false rumor regarding coronavirus testing is going around.

On Twitter, Poloncarz says ECMC completing COVID-19 testing and having multiple positive results is false.

He says ECMC isn’t even testing for coronavirus.

“Only the Erie County Department of Health’s Public Health can test for COVID-19. It has identified only one positive, the Monroe County case,” the Erie County Executive tweeted.

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