County tops 1,600 COVID cases with another 41 today

Forty-one new cases of COVID-19 have been reported on Thanksgiving Day by the Chautauqua County Health Department. It is one of highest daily totals since the pandemic began in March.

Overall, this puts the county total at 1,605.

Neighboring Cattaraugus County reported 81 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday.

During the four-day holiday, the Health Department said Wednesday it will not be releasing further details on any of the cases.

Earlier, state Gov. Andrew Cuomo reported the Western New York region’s percent of positive test results at 5.46%, the highest of any in the state.


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