The Cattaraugus County Health Department reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday and noted a total of 4,275 confirmed cases since the county began tracking the pandemic in March.
According to a news release by the health department, the county has 200 active cases; 17 residents are hospitalized for COVID-19-related reasons; 3,989 people have recovered, and 86 have died.
Fourteen of the new cases are female, and 11 are male. In total, Cattaraugus County has had 2,315 male residents, 54.2%, and 1,960 males, 45.8%, test positive since the county reported its first case in March.
Among the new cases reported, 11 have said they were aware of having been in contact with individuals who tested positive for COVID-19; the other 14 said they were not aware of exposure.
County residents ages 20 to 29 remain the most infected age group, accounting for 16.6% of the total number of positive cases.
Cattaraugus County has a seven-day average positivity rate of 3.2%.
St. Bonaventure University:
University President Dr. Dennis DePerro remains hospitalized in Syracuse with coronavirus complications, according to chief communications officer Tom Missel on Tuesday. The president is in serious but stable condition and remains on a ventilator.
Western New York Region:
The region, which includes Cattaraugus County, registered a 2.4% seven-day positivity rate on Tuesday. The New York City Region leads all regions with a positivity rate of 4.5%. Further information is available here.
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