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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 (  


The Niagara County heat map that breaks the positive cases down by municipality since the beginning of the pandemic can be found here:

The Niagara County heat map that breaks down active cases only by municipality can be found here:

Data on nursing home fatalities is tracked by New York State.  That information can be found here:                

Information and resources relative to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at: 


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