County notes two deaths, 128 new COVID cases

There are 128 new cases of COVID-19 and two related deaths, according to the most recent numbers from the Chautauqua County Health Department.

On Thursday, the department reported, there were 466 active cases, 36 hospitalizations — up one from Wednesday — and 1,192 in quarantine. In addition, the seven-day positivity rate was lower at 7.9%. Thirty-eight of the new cases were in Jamestown with 25 in Dunkirk, 10 in Falconer and eight in Silver Creek.

Thirty-three of the cases involve those under 19. Overall, there have been 11,604 cases, 10,959 recoveries and 179 deaths.


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