Two New COVID-19 Cases Reported Locally Tuesday

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JAMESTOWN – Two new cases of COVID-19 was reported in our area on Tuesday.

Chautauqua County officials say there are now 32 confirmed cases, including a new case of a woman in her 50s.

There are 4 active cases that continue to recover in quarantine; 25 people recovered and 3 deaths related to the outbreak.

In Cattaraugus County, the Health Department was notified of its 36th confirmed case of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

The case involves a male resident who resides in the southeastern corner of the county and was admitted to Olean General Hospital after experiencing a fall at home on March 26.

“He was immediately transferred to Buffalo General Hospital whose care he has been under since the accident,” said officials. “He was tested for COVID-19 on April 25 and the results of his test on April 27 indicated that he was positive for COVID-19.”

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

Heath officials continue to ask residents to hunker down, and avoid any non-essential travel, especially to areas where there is community wide spread of COVID-19.



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