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No New COVID Cases Reported; 11 Cases Remain Active

No new COVID-19 cases were reported within Chautauqua County on Monday. There remains 223 total cases to date, with 11 considered active.

Of the total cases, 101 (four active) have been reported in the south county; 69 (one active) have been reported in the north county; 17 (one active) have been reported in the eastern part of the county; and 36 (five active) have been reported in the western part of the county.

According to the county Health Department, there are 204 county residents under quarantine or isolation, which is unchanged from statistics released Sunday. Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but have either shown symptoms, are awaiting results or have risk factors.

In addition, there are 796 people under domestic traveler quarantine for having arrived to Chautauqua County from a state listed on the New York State travel advisory. That’s an increase from the 701 people reported Sunday.

One person with COVID-19 remains hospitalized as well as 203 total recoveries, nine deaths and 21,894 negative test results.

Statewide, 11 deaths were reported Sunday. Further, the state said 642 were hospitalized, 82 new admissions, 149 people in ICU and 72,766 people discharged.

LACK OF COMPLIANCE

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that 27 additional establishments have been issued state Liquor Authority violations for a lack of compliance with New York state COVID-19 guidance on Sunday. SLA issued 105 violations on Friday and Saturday combined. Sunday’s violations were issued in all five boroughs of New York City.

The governor also updated New Yorkers on the status of the Kawasaki Disease-like syndrome that has affected children in the state. As of Friday, New York state has investigated 240 cases of the syndrome. The New York State Department of Health published a study of children with the syndrome in the New England Journal of Medicine on June 29.

“A situation that we’re watching is lack of compliance, particularly among young people, bars and restaurants,” Cuomo said in a statement. “That’s not unique to New York — it’s a national problem — and even the president of the United States said young people shouldn’t go into packed bars. I’ve said for weeks that local governments are not doing what they need to do, and they have to step up. The state will be doing everything it can with the most aggressive enforcement mechanisms available. That continued last night.”

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