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December 8 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Tuesday, December 8, 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 regretfully report the death of a 56 year-old male with underlying health conditions.  We send our deepest condolences to his family and friends. 

The rest of the update is as follows:  

  • 219 new positive cases  
  • Total of 5226 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 
  • 1573 active cases (1549 isolating at home, 24 in hospital) 
  • 3541 recovered 
  • 112 deaths  
  • 178,841 tests of Niagara County residents (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)  

     

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

The Niagara County heat map that breaks down active cases only by municipality can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/y5b4hldh

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                

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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