Another Person Recovers From COVID-19, New Case Reported

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JAMESTOWN – One new case of COVID-19 was reported Thursday, with another person recovering from the illness in Chautauqua County.

The Chautauqua County Health Department says the new cases involves a woman in her 30s.

There are two actives cases, 24 recoveries and three deaths related to the outbreak.

“51 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; and 653 negative test results to date.”

On Friday afternoon, Chautauqua County officials are scheduled to hold their 3 p.m. weekly update. Viewers can watch the press conference streamed LIVE on, our mobile app, or Facebook page.

Cattaraugus County Health Department reported two additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday.

The thirty-second confirmed case is a female who resides in the northeastern part of the county, who was possibly exposed to a active case. Officials say she developed a low grade fever while undergoing rehabilitation at a healthcare facility in Buffalo.

The thirty-third confirmed case is a male who resides in the southwestern part of county who has no significant travel history, but developed fever, chills, cough, and shortness of breath. He was taken and eventually admitted to Olean General Hospital where he was tested for the virus.

The department has begun a thorough contact tracing investigation for those individuals that they have been in contact with and the places that they visited.



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