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3 New Cases Of Virus Confirmed; 53 In Total

MAYVILLE — Three more cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Sunday, bringing the total in Chautauqua County to 53. Four additional cases were reported Saturday.

The newest cases, the county Department of Health said, involve “two young adult males and one female in her 50s.”

In addition, there remains 14 active cases, 35 recoveries, four deaths, 214 county residents either in quarantine or isolation and 1,754 negative tests.

In its daily update, the county Health Department noted that the increase in confirmed cases and those in quarantine was due to “people not abiding by social distancing guidelines and gathering together.”

“New cases develop when people are in the same location at the same time and in close contact with someone who is infected with the coronavirus. Large gatherings and parties cause an increase in the number of people being monitored.”

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