Niagara County Update Today, February 26, 2021, (335 Isolating at Home, 7 in Hospital)

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

We regretfully report the deaths of two Niagara County residents due to COVID-19.  We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of these individuals. 

The rest of the update is as follows: 

  • 35 new positive cases 
  • Total of 14,926 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths) 
  • 342 active cases (335 isolating at home, 7 in hospital) 
  • 14,295 recovered 
  • 289 deaths  
  • 325,666 tests of Niagara County residents (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/)  

The Niagara County heat map that breaks the positive cases down by municipality since the beginning of the pandemic can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/ybgzmusw

The Niagara County heat map that breaks down active cases only by municipality can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/y5b4hldh

Data on nursing home fatalities is tracked by New York State.  That information can be found here: https://www.health.ny.gov/statistics/diseases/covid-19/fatalities_nursing_home_acf.pdf 

Information and resources relative to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found at:  https://www.niagaracounty.com/health/Services/Public-Health-Preparedness/2019-Novel-Coronavirus-COVID-19