Niagara County Update Today, May 22, 2020

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

  • 15 positive cases
  • Total of 936 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 263 active cases (248 isolating at home, 15 in hospital)
  • 614 recovered
  • 59 deaths (no change)
  • 9,151 people tested (source: https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)

Quarantines, unlike isolations, are for people who are well and not showing symptoms, but may have been exposed to the virus.  Right now, 213 people are in quarantine and 739 have completed quarantine.