Chautauqua County Reports 23 Deaths Linked To COVID-19 On Friday

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MAYVILLE – Twenty-three COVID-19 related deaths of residents living in long-term care facilities were reported in Chautauqua County on Friday, the highest single day fatality report thus far.

County health leaders in a statement say the residents died over the last few weeks in long term care facilities.







“COVID-19 cases in long term care facilities are monitored and managed by the New York State Department of Health,” said officials. “Deaths in long term care facilities and hospitals must be reported to the state, not to the County Health Department.”

The county health department was able to identify the deaths from their own independent research. Officials say the state does not notify local health officials of deaths and the health department only reports deaths when they are able to confirm them with a death certificate, from reading obituaries or hearing from family members directly.







Since the pandemic began in March, 75 deaths have been reported in Chautauqua County.

In addition to the new death, the county health department’s COVID-19 Dashboard reported 80 new cases of the virus with 475 now active.













 

There remain 43 people hospitalized in the county.

The seven-day average percent positivity rate decreased slightly to 9.2 percent.

The number of total cases topped 6,000, with 6,018 reported to date. Of those, 5,468 people have recovered from the illness.

More information released by the health department is posted below:

COVID-19 Cases by ZIP Code of Residence

Zip Code

New Cases

New Daily Cases (per 100,000 residents)

Total Cases

Percent of Total Cases

14048- Dunkirk

18

127.0

1134

18.8%

14062- Forestville

0

0.0

143

2.4%

14063- Fredonia

8

54.5

731

12.1%

14081- Irving

0

0.0

47

0.8%

14136- Silver Creek

5

109.9

233

3.9%

14138- South Dayton

1

49.9

18

0.3%

14701- Jamestown

27

68.0

1554

25.8%

14710- Ashville

2

61.2

113

1.9%

14712- Bemus Point

1

31.5

226

3.8%

14716- Brocton

1

36.4

158

2.6%

14718- Cassadaga

0

0.0

48

0.8%

14720- Celoron

0

0.0

17

0.3%

14722- Chautauqua

0

0.0

3

0.0%

14723- Cherry Creek

0

0.0

39

0.6%

14724- Clymer

0

0.0

103

1.7%

14726- Conewango Valley

0

0.0

15

0.2%

14728- Dewittville

0

0.0

26

0.4%

14733- Falconer

0

0.0

134

2.2%

14736- Findley Lake

0

0.0

16

0.3%

14738- Frewsburg

1

30.8

185

3.1%

14740- Gerry

0

0.0

37

0.6%

14747- Kennedy

3

136.3

67

1.1%

14750- Lakewood

6

133.8

230

3.8%

14757- Mayville

2

60.6

190

3.2%

14767- Panama

1

46.6

46

0.8%

14769- Portland

1

98.7

42

0.7%

14775- Ripley

0

0.0

91

1.5%

14781- Sherman

0

0.0

67

1.1%

14782- Sinclairville

1

41.1

73

1.2%

14784- Stockton

2

192.3

45

0.7%

14787- Westfield

0

0.0

187

3.1%

Total

80

61.7

6018

100.0%

COVID-19 Cases by Known Age

Age

Number

Percent

0-19

774

12.86%

20-29

1059

17.60%

30-39

815

13.54%

40-49

815

13.54%

50-59

867

12.36%

60-69

744

12.36%

70-79

401

6.66%

80-89

233

3.87%

90+

122

2.03%

COVID-19 Cases by Presence of Symptoms at Time of Interview

Symptoms

Number

Percent

Yes

3401

74.62%

No

1157

25.38%

Symptoms Known

4558

Fatality Rate by Age Group

Age Group

Total Deaths

Fatality Rate

All Ages

75

1.25%

0-39

0

0.00%

40-49

4

0.49%

50-59

3

0.35%

60-69

6

0.81%

70-79

18

4.49%

80-89

25

10.73%

90+

6

4.92%

NYS Fatality Rate: 4.06%
US Fatality Rate: 1.7%

Source: John Hopkins University COVID-19 Tracker 12/29/2020

Doses of Vaccine Administered for Chautauqua County Residents

First Dose

Second Dose

Number of Vaccination Doses

3622

340

Percent of County Residents

2.79%

0.26%

Updated 1/13/21; These numbers are updated as we are able

 

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