The Cattaraugus County Health Department confirmed two COVID-19 cases Saturday, bringing to 252 the number of county residents who have tested positive since March.
The county's active positive COVID-19 caseload is 36; 209 residents have recovered, and seven have died.
According to a news release issued by the health department, the 251st case is a woman who lives in the southeast quadrant of the county. The woman denies any significant travel history. She is a health care worker who reports being in direct contact with a positive COVID-19 person, but she reports being asymptomatic. She was tested for COVID-19 on Tuesday, and her test results on Thursday were positive.
The 252nd case is a woman who lives in the northwest quadrant of the county and who denies any significant travel history. She reports being in direct contact with a positive COVID-19 person, and she developed a cough, congestion, fatigue and body aches. She was tested for COVID-19 on Thursday, and her test results on Friday were positive.
The health department has begun a thorough contact tracing investigation for individuals that they have been in contact with and the places that they have visited.
According to the county release, any individual who has interest in receiving a COVID-19 test can register online or call 716-938-9119 or 716-938-2265.
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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