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May 22 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Friday, May 22, 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: 

  • 15 positive cases
  • Total of 936 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 263 active cases (248 isolating at home, 15 in hospital)
  • 614 recovered
  • 59 deaths (no change)
  • 9,151 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, 213 people are in quarantine and 739 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

 

                LCTV has directed media to use this address:  LCTV 2pm Link 5/22 - https://youtu.be/YEkJ72c3AJ8

 

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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