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August 6 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Thursday, August 6, 2020/Categories: Health

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The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County:  

We regret to report the death of a Niagara County resident.  We send our deepest condolences to their family and friends.  

  • 84-year-old male with underlying health conditions  

The rest of the update is as follows:  

• 3 new positive cases  

• 1,471 total positive cases to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)  

• 41 active cases (37 isolating at home, 4 in hospital)  

• 1,331 recovered  

• 99 deaths  

• 56,534 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/ )  

The Niagara County heat map that breaks the positive cases down by municipality can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/ybgzmusw  

Data on nursing home fatalities is tracked by New York State.  That information can be found here:  https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/diseases/covid-19/fatalities_nursing_home_acf.pdf  

** There will be no LCTV Update today. ** 

Information and resources relative to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at:  https://www.niagaracounty.com/health/Services/Public-Health-Preparedness/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-COVID-19

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