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October 14 COVID-19 Update

Author: Health Admin/Wednesday, October 14, 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:  

We regret to report that death of a 76 year-old male with underlying health conditions.  We send our sincere condolences to his family and friends.  This is the first death Niagara County has reported since August 25th.   

The rest of the update is as follows:                          

  • 12 new positive cases 
  • Total of 1919 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 
  • 87 active cases (86 isolating at home, 1 in hospital) 
  • 1730 recovered 
  • 102 deaths 
  • 108,930 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 

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.  ** 

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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