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June 3 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Wednesday, June 3, 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: 

  • 6 new positive cases
  • Total of 1090 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 214 active cases (202 isolating at home, 12 in hospital)
  • 806 recovered
  • 70 deaths (no change)
  • 14,708 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, 174 people are in quarantine and 903 have completed quarantine.

 

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 2pm Link 6/3 - https://youtu.be/04JLd4Oev8U

                 

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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