County COVID Cases Top 3,700; Hospitalizations Decrease In Region
According to New York state, Chautauqua County has surpassed 3,700 positive COVID-19 cases.
Through Friday, New York state reports 3,721 total cases, up from 3,681 — the last reported number by the county on Thursday. New York state also reported two county deaths. Chautauqua County does not update numbers on weekends or holidays.
Hospitalizations across Western New York, which had been increasing, were down on Friday to 518 from 544. New York state reports 68% of hospital beds are filled with 61% occupied in Intensive Care Units.
Cattaraugus County reported 87 new cases over the last two days. There are 2,651 total cases with 531 active. Hospitalizations are at 42 with 2,069 recoveries.