ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — A friar who lives in the St. Bonaventure Friary has tested positive for COVID-19. He is asymptomatic and has been placed in isolation, the university announced Saturday.
The other friars living at the friary decided voluntarily Friday night to be tested, and results are expected early next week, according to an email from the Office of Communications.
The Cattaraugus County Health Department has begun a contact tracing investigation for those individuals with whom the friar has been in close contact. The friars were informed Saturday morning by the health department that they need to quarantine at the friary for 14 days, even if their results come back negative.
Masses scheduled for July 12 and July 19 at the McGinley-Carney Center have been canceled.
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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