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May 18 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Monday, May 18, 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:

  • 48 positive cases (since last report on Friday)
  • Total of 844 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 338 active cases (322 isolating at home, 16 in hospital)
  • 456 recovered
  • 50 deaths (no change)
  • 7,645 people tested (source:


The Niagara County heat map that breaks the positive cases down by municipality can be found here:


            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    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:


                LCTV has directed media to use this address:  LCTV Link 2pm -


LCTV YouTube Channel (Live events show up at the top of the page):


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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