Niagara County Update Today — May 5, 2020

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

We regretfully report the deaths of 6 Niagara County residents.  We send our deepest sympathies to their family and friends:

  • A 61-year-old female with underlying health conditions
  • A 94-year-old female with underlying health conditions
  • An 83-year-old female with underlying health conditions
  • An 89-year-old male with underlying health conditions
  • A 90-year-old male with underlying health conditions
  • A 62-year-old male with underlying health conditions

The rest of the update is as follows:                        

  • 41 new positive cases
  • Total of 570 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 249 active cases (230 isolating at home or 19 in hospital)
  • 287 recovered
  • 34 deaths 
  • 3,236 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)