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Coronavirus coverage

COVID rapid testing clinic set for Mayville on Tuesday

MAYVILLE -- The Chautauqua County Health Department has announced a COVID-19 rapid testing clinic will be held on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chautauqua County Office of Emergency Services, 2 Academy St. COVID-19 testing is available to anyone who wants to be tested and is free. ...

26 new COVID-19 cases; county efforts lauded

Twenty-six new cases of COVID-19 in Chautauqua County were reported Saturday by the Health Department. Over the last week, there have been 157 cases -- an average of more than 22 cases per day. On Friday, The Chautauqua County Health Department received reports from the New York state ...

COVID cases top 100 over three days in Cattaraugus County

Over three days, Cattaraugus County has logged 102 COVID-19 cases and one death. That's the word from the county's Health Department, which on Saturday noted 34 new infections. In addition, a 24th death due to COVID-19 related complications was announced late Friday. "She was a 93 year old ...

County reports 16 new COVID-19 cases

The Chautauqua County Department of Health reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, marking 151 in the last week. They include nine in the Fredonia zip code and one each in Frewsburg, Bemus Point, Dunkirk, Westfield, Gerry, Jamestown and Portland. There are currently 141 active cases ...

County reports 36 new COVID cases; 140 in last week

The Chautauqua County Department of Health reported 36 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, in addition to 155 active cases of the coronavirus. Since last Friday, the county has reported 140 new cases of the virus. The new cases break down as follows: eight in the Jamestown zip code, three in ...

Cattaraugus County reports 52 new COVID cases, 23rd death

The Cattaraugus County Department of Health reported its 23rd COVID-19-related death, a 77-year-old man who developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome his illness despite aggressive medical treatment. "We extend our deepest condolences to his family and the entire Cattaraugus ...

Parts of Erie County enter orange zone as COVID numbers increase

Parts of Western New York, mostly in Erie County and areas to its north, will see greater restrictions due to increasing cases of COVID-19. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that parts of Erie County that were in the state's designated "yellow zone" will now go to orange. Parts of the ...

County COVID hospitalizations up to 12; 14 cases are new

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 in Chautauqua County may be on the rise again. According to the numbers released today, 12 people are now in county health-care facilities with the virus through Tuesday, the Health Department said. That is an increase from seven on Monday. In addition, 14 new ...

Mayors urge ‘proactive stand’

The holiday season is just around the corner. Unfortunately, however, the coronavirus is here in our area now. We have seen a spike over the last month in the number of reported positive cases and hospitalizations. As your mayors of Dunkirk and Fredonia, we are urging each of you to take a ...

County sees 24 new COVID cases Monday

Chautauqua County has 24 new COVID-19 cases, though hospitalizations are at seven countywide. The county had a total of 54 new cases Saturday, Sunday and Monday, with the majority coming from Jamestown (16). Fredonia had six of the new cases, Dunkirk and Bemus Point each had four of the new ...

Schuyler: County has submitted COVID-19 vaccination plan

Chautauqua County health officials have submitted their preliminary plan for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to the New York State Department of Health, public health director Christine Schuyler said during a virtual town hall on Facebook live on Tuesday. "The plan includes information on ...

County reports 16th COVID-19-related death

The Chautauqua County Department of Health announced the 16th death related to COVID-19. "A gentleman in his 90s with multiple comorbidities succumbed to complications of COVID-19," the county said in its update Tuesday. "Our sincere condolences go to his loved ones." In addition, 31 new ...

November COVID-19 numbers keep rising

October was the worst month of the COVID-19 pandemic for Chautauqua County as 404 infections were recorded. Halfway through November, as numbers continue to spike, that figure looks as though it will be broken. Over the weekend, the Health Department announced 30 new cases — with 10 on ...

Cattaraugus County notes 22nd death tied to COVID-19

A 22nd death tied to COVID-19 was reported Sunday evening by the Cattaraugus County Health Department Officials reported the woman was 82 years old and developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome her illness despite aggressive medical treatment. "We extend our deepest ...

24 new COVID-19 cases reported

The Chautauqua County Department of Health reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Over the weekend, including Monday, 54 new cases were reported, with 16 coming from Jamestown, two in Sherman, six in Fredonia, three in Silver Creek, two in Dewittville, two in Frewsburg, four in Bemus ...

County announces 10 new cases; total of 568 in Dunkirk-Fredonia

Ten cases of COVID-19 were reported on Sunday by the Chautauqua County Health Department. That brings the total number of infections since March to 1,324 in the county. Full details on the 30 weekend cases will be offered on Monday by the department, a news release said Sunday. Through ...

County reports 17 new COVID cases; 129 in last week

The Chautauqua County Department of Health reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. That makes it 129 new cases in the last week, according to statistics released by health officials. The new cases released Friday include three in the Jamestown zip code, four in Fredonia, two in Dunkirk, ...

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 ...

Cassadaga Valley shut down for Friday, elementary may continue into next week

SINCLAIRVILLE — All Cassadaga Valley Central School students will be learning remotely Friday, and elementary students may continue into next week. Late Wednesday night, the school district sent out a phone call to families announcing that a staff member tested positive in the middle/high ...

Cuomo announces new COVID-19 restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Restaurants, bars and gyms will have to close at 10 p.m. across New York state in the latest effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The governor said people will also be barred from hosting private gatherings with more than 10 ...