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June 15 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Monday, June 15, 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: 

  • 13 new positive cases (since Friday a.m.)
  • Total of 1190 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 167 active cases (164 isolating at home, 3 in hospital)
  • 945 recovered
  • 78 deaths (no change)
  • 20,842 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)

               

     

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

 

Niagara County Legislature Chairman Becky Wydysh will provide an update on COVID-19 today at 2 p.m.  The update will be live on LCTV and streamed at lctv.net.    This broadcast will then be available later in the day in LCTV’s on-demand library under “Niagara County Legislature” and on the county’s Facebook page. 

               

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

 

    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

 

                LCTV has directed media to use this address: LCTV 2 pm Link 6/15 - https://youtu.be/nvBsAYgHH_4

                 

LCTV YouTube Channel (Live events show up at the top of the page): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-cJE6FZmkojU4T0uEZLJEw

 

Local media are welcome to use this stream or capture any video/audio they would like from this broadcast to use as part of their newscasts.

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