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July 10 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Friday, July 10, 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 22 year-old female with underlying health conditions.  We send our sincere condolences to this young lady’s family and friends.

The rest of the update is as follows:                        

•             12 new positive cases

•             Total of 1337 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)

•             71 active cases (70 isolating at home, 1 in hospital)

•             1172 recovered

•             94 deaths

•             38,564 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/ )

 

Quarantines, unlike isolations, are for people who are well and not showing symptoms, but may have been exposed to the virus.  Right now, 183 people are in quarantine and 1200 have completed quarantine.

 

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 at 2 p.m.  **

               

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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