Niagara County Update Today, June 17, 2020

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

•             1 new positive case

•             Total of 1200 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)

•             85 active cases (81 isolating at home, 4 in hospital)

•             1036 recovered

•             79 deaths (no change)

•             23,823 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, 104 people are in quarantine and 1063 have completed quarantine.