Niagara County Update Today — April 24, 2020

The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County:

We regret to report the passing of three Niagara County residents.  We offer our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the deceased:

  • 94-year-old male with underlying health conditions
  • 76-year-old male with underlying health conditions
  • 70-year-old male with underlying health conditions            

The rest of the update is as follows:        

  • 33 new positive cases
  • Total of 359 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 163 in isolation
    • 143 isolating at home
    • 20 in hospital isolation
  • 175 recovered
  • 21 deaths 
  • 1635 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)

NOTE: Quarantines, unlike isolations, are for people who are well and not showing symptoms but may have been exposed to the virus.  Right now, 116 people are in quarantine and 388 have completed quarantine.