COVID hospitalizations, active cases flat locally
The number of Chautauqua County residents with COVID-19 inside the hospital remain flat, as do active cases and those in quarantine.
According to information released Tuesday by the county Health Department, there were 10 hospitalizations, 112 active cases and 370 in quarantine.
The county recorded 17 new cases of the virus, with five coming from Brocton, four in Jamestown, three in Dunkirk, and one each in Fredonia, Irving, Bemus Point, Clymer and Sinclairville.
To date there have been 8,995 total confirmed cases, 8,732 recoveries and 152 virus-related deaths. The seven-day positivity rate, as of Monday, was at 2.1%.
According to the state Health Department, 43,243 residents within the county have completed their COVID-19 vaccination series while 52,100 have received at least one shot. In neighboring Cattaraugus County, 21,890 have completed their series while 26,379 have received at least one shot.
There are several vaccination clinics taking place this week locally, including at Jamestown Community College and Brooks Memorial Hospital.