JAMESTOWN – Nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chautauqua County on Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 188 with 43 active.
The Chautauqua County Health Department says the new cases involve two people under the age of 18, two men and a woman in their 20s, a man in his 30s, a woman in her 40s, a woman in her 50s, and a man in his 60s.
Additionally, officials reported 609 people are now under quarantine or isolation orders by the Public Health Director, that number up from 511 on Monday. They say the 600 plus are not confirmed to have the virus, however, they are being monitored for symptoms, show symptoms, are awaiting test results, or have risk factors.
Officials say since the outbreak began 138 people have recovered from COVID-19, with seven deaths reported and more than 18,000 tests returning negative for the virus.