County reports 40 new cases of COVID-19

The Chautauqua County Department of Health on Thursday reported 40 new cases of COVID-19. That makes 63 new cases in the last two days, with 20 coming from Fredonia, seven in Dunkirk, 11 in Jamestown, three in Bemus Point, eight in Silver Creek, six in Forestville, two in Mayville, two in Portland, and one each in Sheridan, Frewsburg, Gerry and Lakewood.

There remains 161 active cases in addition to 1,101 recoveries, 15 deaths and 1,277 total confirmed cases. Ten people with COVID-19 remain hospitalized as of Wednesday.

The county Health Department is currently monitoring a cluster linked to social clubs in the northern end of the county. There are currently 12 active cases linked to the Beaver Club in Fredonia. In addition to the Beaver Club, there have been 22 cases linked to other social clubs; 19 cases have recovered, and three cases are currently active.


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