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Two recover from virus as county unveils map

No new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Chautauqua County as of Wednesday, while two individuals who did test positive have recovered from the illness and have been released from mandatory quarantine.

Seven persons are continuing to recover under mandatory quarantine as ordered by the Local Health Official per state Public Health Law while another passed away. One hundred and one tests for the virus have come back negative.

In the meantime, the county has released of an online map of Chautauqua County confirmed COVID-19 cases. Clicking the hyperlink provided on the COVID-19 page of the Chautauqua County website at chqgov.com, Chautauqua County Health Department Facebook page at www.facebook.com/myhealthycounty/ and Chautauqua County Government Facebook page at www.facebook.com/chautauquacountygovernment, will take viewers to a map with COVID-19 case information. Users can also click the link here https://chautauquacounty.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/012d07321ad6415c8cf17c4f673643c9

The map shows five cases in the north county region, four in the south county region and one in the eastern portion. There are no cases in the western part.

As of Wednesday, there are several individuals who have received isolation and quarantine orders by the Public Health Director. This includes:

≤ 25 individuals in mandatory quarantine, individuals confirmed positive of COVID-19 or a household contact of a confirmed positive COVID-19 case.

≤ 30 individuals in precautionary quarantine, which includes individuals with travel history to CDC level 3 country or proximal contact of a confirmed case of COVID-19.

≤ 40 individuals in are in mandatory isolation, which includes individuals who are symptomatic of COVID-19 and are pending COVID-19 lab test.

≤ 101 people have recovered.

To the east, a seventh case of the coronavirus has been reported by the Cattaraugus County Health Department. The reporting laboratory was Wadsworth Laboratories in Albany.

A female resident lives in the southeast part of the county and has no significant travel history. She was tested for COVID-19 on Monday after being in contact with a COVID-19 positive person. She was asymptomatic (no fever, no cough, no body aches). On Tuesday, her test indicated that she was positive for COVID-19.

The patient is resting at home, and now under quarantine with her family. She will be assessed for any medical support that we can provide and we will monitor her symptoms closely.

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