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February 17 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Wednesday, February 17, 2021/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 one new death of a Niagara County resident from COVID-19.  We send our deepest sympathies to the friends and families of this individual. 

The rest of the update is as follows: 

  • 49 new positive cases 
  • Total of 14,581 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 
  • 536 active cases (520 isolating at home, 16 in hospital) 
  • 13,772 recovered 
  • 273 deaths  
  • 312,608 tests of Niagara County residents (  
  • 18,681 first dose vaccinations given, representing 8.8 percent of county population 
  • 7231 second dose vaccinations given (Note: vaccine numbers provided by NYS.) 


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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