****For Immediate Release****
December 24, 2020
Cattaraugus County Health Department is sad to report the death of two residents of Cattaraugus County due to COVID-19 related complications.
The thirty ninth recorded death was an 98 year old female who developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome her illness despite aggressive medical treatment.
The fortieth recorded death was a 94 year old male who developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome his illness despite aggressive medical treatment.
We extend our deepest condolences to their families and the entire Cattaraugus County community.