JAMESTOWN – Another person diagnosed with COVID-19 in Chautauqua County has died as a result of infection.
The County Health Department says the death involves a woman in her 70s who had underlying health conditions.
“Despite extensive treatment, she was unable to overcome the illness,” said health officials. “Our deepest condolences go out to her loved ones and the Chautauqua County community.”
This is the seventh death related to COVID-19 since the outbreak began.
Additionally, a new case of COVID-19 was reported on Tuesday, bringing the countywide total to 110, with five active.
So far, 98 people infected with Coronavirus have recovered from the illness.
Nearly 11,000 negative test results for COVID-19 have also been reported.
Health officials say the current percentage of confirmed positive cases to the population is just under 0.1% and the confirmed positive cases to all known test results is just under 1%.
Experts say the statistics are promising, but do not mean residents can let their guard down. They ask everyone to keep using precautions and those with even slight symptoms should contact their doctor and stay home until they are symptom free.