The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed a 63rd case of the coronavirus Tuesday.
The 63rd confirmed case is a woman who lives in the southeastern quadrant of the county and is employed at a nursing home in the county, according to a press release issued by the department. She received a COVID-19 test on Thursday as part of a New York State requirement that all nursing home employees be tested twice a week. The woman, who has been asymptotic, received her COVID-19 positive test result on Tuesday.
The department has begun a thorough contact tracing on the individual.
There are 17 active COVID-19 cases in the county; 43 individuals have recovered.
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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