County COVID cases exceed 4,700; state reports 3 deaths
Chautauqua County, which does not update its COVID-19 numbers during the weekend, has surpassed 4,700 cases.
According to New York state and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, there are 4,708 positive COVID cases through Saturday. In addition, there have been three deaths linked to the virus by the state this weekend.
Hospitalization numbers in Western New York continue to decline. Through Saturday, 507 were reported in hospitals, down from 548 on Monday. New York state reports 72% capacity for hospital beds and 64% capacity for the region’s intensive care unit.