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 County community,” the county Health Department said in a news release.

The department on Tuesday also announced 52 new cases of the coronavirus, marking 685 cases to date. In addition, 167 cases are considered active as well as 350 people in quarantine and 25 travelers in quarantine.

To date, there have been 494 recoveries, 14 people with COVID-19 hospitalized and a 2.9% seven-day positivity rate.


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