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Monroe County reports 6 more COVID-19 deaths

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Monroe County public health department reported six more deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total death toll to 46.

Half of the dead are people between 80 and 99 years old, the health department said.

Two people have died between the ages of 40 and 59, and the remaining 21 people who died were between 60 and 79 years old.

The 32 new infections of novel coronavirus confirmed Friday were in people ranging from their 30s to their 90s.

The virus has been most deadly for the oldest people, but intensive care units in Monroe County have treated COVID-19 in people in their 20s and 30s.

Brett was the health reporter and a producer at WXXI News. He has a master’s degree from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism.
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