Niagara County COVID-19 Update for Friday, August 14th, 2020

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By: Reporter Staff

The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County:  

• 6 new positive cases 

• 1,520 total positive cases to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)  

• 31 active cases (28 isolating at home, 3 in hospital)  

• 1,390 recovered  

• 99 deaths  

• 61,689 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/  

Quarantines, unlike isolations, are for people who are well and not showing symptoms, but may have been exposed to the virus.  Right now, 138 people are in quarantine and 1,499 have completed quarantine.  

The Niagara County heat map that breaks down the positive cases by municipality can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/ybgzmusw  

Data on nursing home fatalities is tracked by New York State.  That information can be found here:  https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/diseases/covid-19/fatalities_nursing_home_acf.pdf  

Information and resources relative to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at:  https://www.niagaracounty.com/health/Services/Public-Health-Preparedness/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-COVID-19

 

 

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