84 new COVID cases, 51st death reported in county

Eighty-four new cases and another COVID-related death were reported Wednesday by the Chautauqua County Department of Health.

To date, 51 people have died due to complications associated with the virus. The newest death appears to be a person between the ages of 70 and 79, according to the health department.

Of the 84 new cases for data collected Tuesday, 18 involve people living in the Dunkirk zip code, 10 in Fredonia, 17 in Jamestown, 11 in Bemus Point and six in Westfield. Several municipalities also are reported a handful of new COVID cases.

In Cattaraugus County, 28 new COVID cases were announced Tuesday evening. There are currently 437 active cases and 45 people with the virus in the hospital.

To date there have been 3,378 total confirmed cases and 68 deaths connected to COVID.

There also were 17 new cases of COVID-19 in Warren County and two more deaths. The totals as of Wednesday’s report from the Pennsylvania Department of Health included 1,889 cases and 75 deaths.

The new cases include 10 confirmed and seven probables.

At Warren General Hospital, there were 30 COVID-positive patients, none in intensive care, and none on ventilators. The total number of patients is up three from Tuesday and up seven compared to Monday.


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