COVID hospitalizations tick up in Chautauqua County

The number of people in the hospital who have tested positive for COVID-19 has inched up, according to information released Monday by the Chautauqua County Department of Health.

Hospitalizations currently stand at 27, after doubling in the last week.

From Friday through Sunday, Chautauqua County also recorded 170 new cases of COVID-19. There are currently 381 active cases and 773 people in quarantine.

The seven-day positivity rate has increased to 11.2% while the CDC level of community transmission remains at “high.”

To date there have been 10,757 total confirmed cases, 10,209 recoveries and 167 virus-related deaths.


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