The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two additional cases of the coronavirus Thursday, bringing the county’s total to 207, according to a press release issued by the department.
The 206th case is a woman who lives in the southwest quadrant of the county. She came into contact with a known COVID-19 positive individual and has been asymptomatic. The woman was tested for COVID-19 on Monday and received a positive result on Wednesday, according to the press release.
The 207th confirmed case is a man who lives in the southwest quadrant of the county. The man does not have a significant travel history and denies coming into contact with a known COVID-19 positive individual. He was tested for COVID-19 on Monday after developing fever, headaches, body aches, nausea and a loss of taste and smell. He received a COVID-19 positive result on Thursday, according to the press release.
The department has begun thorough contact tracing on the individuals.
There are 11 active COVID-19 cases in the county; 191 residents have recovered, and five have died.
For more information on the Coronavirus in the Greater Olean area, visit TAPinto Greater Olean's Coronavirus Updates page, which is updated continuously.
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