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July 29 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Wednesday, July 29, 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: 

• 5 new positive cases 

• Total of 1425 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 

• 34 active cases (30 isolating at home, 4 in hospital) 

• 1293 recovered 

• 98 deaths 

• 50,707 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, 67 people are in quarantine and 1428 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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