JAMESTOWN – Additional sites to test people for COVID-19 will be opening in Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties part of an incentive by the New York State Health Department.
State leaders announced on Monday afternoon that three sites between the two counties will be open to the public for free rapid result tests this week.
Chautauqua County’s sites are located at the Jamestown Fireman’s Training Grounds on Harrison Street and the Dunkirk Fireman’s Training Grounds on Brigham Road. Those who would like to make an appointment are asked to register online.
In Cattaraugus County testing will take place through Saturday at the Allegany Fire Hall on West Main Street in Allegany from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Those looking to make an appointment are asked to call (716) 938-9119.
Earlier in the morning Chautauqua County officials reported 34 new cases of the virus from Saturday to Monday. Officials say 133 active cases continue to recover under orders of isolation.
Eighteen people remain hospitalized in Chautauqua County due to COVID as of Saturday.
The new cases involve the following locations:
- 14 cases in 14701 (Jamestown)
- 2 cases in 14136 (Silver Creek)
- 2 cases in 14710 (Ashville)
- 1 case in 14738 (Frewsburg)
- 9 cases in 14048 (Dunkirk)
- 1 case in 14062 (Forestville)
- 1 case in 14782 (Sinclairville)
- 1 case in 14063 (Fredonia)
- 1 case in 14750 (Lakewood)
- 2 cases in 14733 (Falconer)
There are currently 15 active cases among employees and 62 active cases among residents associated with Tanglewood Manor. Two people associated with that outbreak have recovered.