MAYVILLE – Chautauqua County now has a total of 14 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with one new case reported Saturday.
Officials say the case involves a female in her 50s.
“Once identified, our department notifies the close contacts of their potential exposure to COVID-19 and they are placed under mandatory or precautionary quarantine to monitor for symptoms,” said officials. “If you do not personally hear from a public health nurse, you are not a close contact of an individual who has been confirmed to have COVID-19.”
Of the 14 confirmed positive cases in Chautauqua County, five people have recovered and were released from mandatory quarantine, eight people are continuing to recover under mandatory quarantine and one person has died.
So far, there have been 166 negative test results recorded to date.
Furthermore, there are also several people quarantined:
- 17 are in Mandatory Quarantine (individuals confirmed positive of COVID-19 or a household contact of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case);
- 20 are in Precautionary Quarantine (individuals with travel history to CDC level 3 country or proximal contact of a confirmed case of COVID-19);
- 85 are in Mandatory Isolation (individuals who are symptomatic of COVID-19 and are pending COVID-19 lab test).
As of 5 p.m. Saturday the Cattaraugus County Heath Department has not release an update.
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