Niagara County reporting 1 new coronavirus death, 5 new cases

Niagara County

NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB) –

Monday, April 20

The Niagara County Department of Health announced another death in the county from COVID-19 Monday.

Officials say an 88- year -old man with no underlying health conditions is the latest victim of the virus.

The county is also reporting five new positive cases and 133 recovered. Niagara Falls has the most cases with a total of 78.

Additional numbers are as followed:          

  • 5 new positive cases
  • Total of 279 to date
  • 130 in isolation
  • 112 isolating at home
  • 18 in hospital isolation
  • 133 recovered
  • 16 deaths 
  • 1290 people tested

The Niagara County map breaking down positive cases by municipality can be found here.

Sunday, April 19

Two more people in Niagara County have died of COVID-19, the Niagara County Department of Health announced Sunday.

The deceased are:

  • 73-year-old man with underlying health conditions
  • 75-year-old woman with underlying health conditions

A total of 15 people in Niagara County have died of COVID-19.

As of Sunday April 19, there are a total of 274 COVID-19 cases in Niagara County.

The rest of the update is a follows:          

The Niagara County heat map will be updated Monday morning.  

Kaley Lynch is a digital reporter who has been part of the News 4 team since 2017. See more of her work here.

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