5 new COVID-19 cases reported; 153 in total

Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday, bringing the total to date in Chautauqua County to 153. The new cases, according to the county Health Department, involve three women: one in her 30s, one in her 40s and one in her 80s, as well as two men, one in his 40s and one in his 60s.

As of Wednesday, there remains 19 active cases, with two previous cases (two women in their 20s) having been transferred to their respective counties.

The county Health Department said 259 county residents remain under quarantine/isolation by orders of local health officials. Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but have either shown symptoms, are awaiting results or have risk factors.

In addition, there have been 127 total recoveries, seven deaths and 17,411 negative test results.


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