JAMESTOWN – For the fourth week in a row, COVID-19 cases increased with more than 400 new infections reported in Chautauqua County over the past week.
The County Health Department, during their weekly COVID-19 update on Wednesday, reported 436 additional cases of the virus from November 7 through November 13 with 170 of them in Jamestown.
There are now 475 cases active countywide with 23 hospitalized. Additional, two new deaths were reported. Over 1,100 people are in quarantine.
The CDC level of community transmission remains “high” with officials saying around 55 percent of new infections connected to those not vaccinated against the virus.
Overall, around 60 percent of residents countywide have received at least one dose of the vaccine.