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June 17 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Wednesday, June 17, 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:

 

               •             1 new positive case

•             Total of 1200 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)

•             85 active cases (81 isolating at home, 4 in hospital)

•             1036 recovered

•             79 deaths (no change)

•             23,823 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, 104 people are in quarantine and 1063 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.  Chairman Wydysh will return tomorrow at 2 p.m. on LCTV.   **

               

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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