The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two additional coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the county’s total to 114.
The 113th confirmed case is a man who lives in the southeast quadrant of the county, according to a press release issued by the department. The man recently returned from North Carolina and reports coming into close contact with a known COVID-19 positive individual. He developed a fever, a cough and diarrhea. The man was tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday and received his positive result on Thursday.
Under an executive order issued by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on June 24, individuals traveling to New York from states with high COVID-19 rates must quarantine for 14 days. North Carolina is one of the states on the quarantine list. The quarantine applies to any person arriving from a state with a positive test rate higher than 10 per 100,000 residents over a seven-day rolling average or a state with a 10% or higher positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average.
The 114th confirmed case is a man who lives in the northeast quadrant of the county, according to the press release. He reports coming into close contact with a known COVID-19 individual. The man, who has been asymptomatic, was tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday. He received his positive result on Thursday.
The department has begun thorough contact tracing on the men.
There are nine active COVID-19 cases in the county; 101 residents have recovered, and four 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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