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No New COVID-19 Cases Reported In County

There are no new cases of COVID-19 in Chautauqua County, according to the Chautauqua County Health Department, while the percentage of positive cases compared to tests given is now about 0.85%.

Chautauqua County has had 131 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 15,262 negative tests.

The county continues to have six active cases of the novel coronavirus, with all six people continuing to recover. Chautauqua County also has another 100 people under quarantine/isolation orders who are being monitored. Not all of those being monitored are confirmed to have COVID-19 but have either shown symptoms, are awaiting results, or have risk factors.

There are no COVID-19 hospitalizations in Chautauqua County hospitals.

To date, Chautauqua County has had 118 recovered COVID-19 cases; seven deaths; 131 total confirmed cases; and 15,262 negative test results.

Chautauqua and Cattaraugus counties will receive small disbursements from the state to support COVID-19 planning and operational readiness. Chautauqua County is in line for $29,492 while Cattaraugus County is to receive $17,558.

“As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to threaten the health and safety of people around the world, New York continues to be the model for effectively responding to this crisis and controlling infection levels despite the financial toll it has taken on state and local governments,” said Gov. Andrew Cuomo. “While this funding is a first step in providing local governments with much needed relief, this situation is far from over and I will keep fighting to ensure the federal government is providing real financial support to those who have been on the front lines since Day One.”

As part of FEMA’s Emergency Management Performance Grant program, the COVID-19 Supplemental will provide recipients with funding to cover costs associated with COVID-19-related planning, training, travel, support from consultants or contractors, equipment purchases, and facility construction and maintenance. Funding allocations are derived from a population-based formula and require a 1:1 cost match from each recipient.

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