Second COVID-19 Death Reported In Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE – The Chautauqua County Health Department reported the second COVID-19 related death on Monday.

County officials say the deceased male was in his 70s.

Additionally, officials say another person, a man in his 40s, has tested positive for the virus bringing the number of confirmed cases to 19 and active cases to 10.

“91 cases under quarantine/isolation orders by the Public Health Director and being monitored,” said officials. “Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but have either shown symptoms, are awaiting results, or have risk factors.”

Overall, seven people have recovered in Chautauqua County.

The Cattaraugus County Department of Health has reported its tenth confirmed case of COVID-19.

Officials there say a male resident who lives in the southeastern part of the county with no significant travel history who was admitted to Olean General Hospital on April 3 for fever, cough, weakness, chest and abdominal pains. Chest X-ray revealed bilateral pneumonia.

The patient was tested for COVID-19 upon admission and on Sunday the results of the test indicated that he was positive for the virus.


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