Chautauqua County Officials Report Eighth COVID-19 Related Death

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MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County officials reported the eighth COVID-19 related death Wednesday.

“We have received notification that a resident of Chautauqua County has died from ongoing complications of COVID-19 in an out of state facility,” said Christine Schuyler, Director of the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services. “Because this elderly gentleman had been discharged to a lower level of care facility, his case was listed as recovered. We are greatly saddened to hear of his passing and our condolences go out to his loved ones. This is a stark reminder that while some may have no symptoms or minimal illness, others can become gravely ill and can succumb to its complications. Please be mindful of this as we continue to learn how to live during this pandemic. Wash your hands, cover your face, and respect 6 feet of space.”

There are now 45 active cases, who officials say continue to recover under orders of the Local Health Official per NYS Public Health Law. Additionally, officials report new three new cases, including a person under the age of 18, a female in her 20s, and a male in his 40s.

There are 680 cases under quarantine/isolation orders by the Public Health Director and being monitored. Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but have either shown symptoms, are awaiting results, or have risk factors;

Two people are now hospitalized in Chautauqua County, as of Monday.

To date:

  • 138 recovered cases;
  • 8 deaths;
  • 191 total confirmed cases; and
  • 18,515 negative test results.



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