COVID-19 is rampant in Erie County, with positive cases up 160 percent from the previous week, according to the Erie County Department of Health. New cases jumped from 5,108 for the week ending on December 25, 2021, to 13,460 for the week ending January 2, 2022.

20-39-year-olds are driving this surge; these age groups accounted for 43% of all cases reported this period. 30-39 year old age group had the highest 7-day case rate per 100,000 persons (2,704 per 100,000 persons). Weekly positivity for week ending 1/1/2022 = 20%, up from 10.4% the previous week.

7. 14225 (Cheektowaga) - 542

attachment-attachment-14225-Cheektowaga
loading...

6. 14086 (Lancaster) - 546

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

5. 14075 (Hamburg) - 590

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

4. 14150 (Tonawanda) - 626

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

3. 14224 (West Seneca) - 683

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

2. 14215 (Buffalo-East) 787

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

1. 14221 (Amherst/Williamsville/Clarence) - 812

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases in NYS Have Almost Doubled In Two Weeks

COVID-19 cases among the fully vaccinated are approaching 500,000 and hospitalizations are up almost 4,000. According to the data released by the New York State Health Department as of December 13, 2021, there had been almost 230,000 breakthrough cases,

226,972 laboratory-confirmed breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 1.8% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

 

12,916 hospitalizations with COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 0.10% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

The most recent data provided by the New York State Department of Health, as of December 28, 2021, indicates that in two weeks, COVID-19 cases among the fully vaccinated have almost doubled,

446,895 laboratory-confirmed breakthrough cases of COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to 3.4% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.
16,583 hospitalizations with COVID-19 among fully-vaccinated people in New York State, which corresponds to .12% of the population of fully-vaccinated people 12-years or older.

Get our free mobile app

New York ER Doctor Shares Shocking COVID 'Observations'

A New York doctor breaks down how COVID affects the vaccinated, unvaccinated and boosted Empire State residents. 

Haunted Wilson Castle

Proctor, Vermont