9 More COVID-19 Cases Reported in Cattaraugus County

The Cattaraugus County Health Department was notified of nine MORE confirmed cases of COVID-19. The overall total since march is now 549. Five of the new cases say they were in contact with a positive person before they were diagnosed.
The five hundred and forty first and forty second cases are a husband and wife who live in the southeast part of the county . six more of the new cases also live in the southeast part of the county… the new cases include five women and four men .
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A McKean County man died in a two-vehicle accident Saturday evening on Route 646 in Keating Township.
51 year old Donald Fowler Jr. of Gifford, died at the scene. Police said that Saturday night at around 6:30 a van driven by Robert J. Vargas, 34, Bradford didn’t yield and rolled throught a stop sign and struck fowlers car head-on .

22 COVID-19 Cases Reported in Cattaraugus County Since Friday

Cattaraugus County reported 22 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend to bring the county’s total to 540. There were five new cases on Sunday, 6 new cases on Saturday and 11 cases on Friday. The Western New York region is surging with a testing positivity rate of nearly 5%.
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said Sunday during an event in Buffalo that there is an “unacceptably high” infection rate in the region, according to WGRZ. There has been concern that Gov. Andrew Cuomo could order some new restrictions in the region because of the infection rate, although the highest numbers are reflected in Erie County, with close to 500 new cases over the weekend.
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After 10 years of trying Olean’s Manny Hanny is going back into private hands.
IT’s expected to happen Tomorrow.
The Olean Urban Renewal Agency approved the final documents with Savarino Companies of Buffalo to seal the deal.
They’ll start construction the week of Nov. 16.

19th COVID Death Reported in Cattaraugus County

A 100 year old woman has become the 19th person from Cattaraugus County to die from complications related to COVID-19.
She was 100-years-old . The woman developed respiratory failure and was unable to overcome her illness. There were also nine new cases of COVID-19 to report. Seven of the positive results were women, five of them living in the southeast part of the county. One was a healthcare worker who had symptoms . Three of the women reported contact with a COVID-19 positive person, while the other four did not.
The two men were both from the southwest part of the county. Both were symptomatic. One man said he had contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19.
There are now 518 people who’ve contracted the virus in CAttaraugus county since March.
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3 people suffered injuries in a Salamanca fire Wednesday morning.
Salamanca Fire Department investigators say the cause was electrical in a second-story front room

Cattaraugus County up to 509 COVID-19 Cases

Nine more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cattaraugus County bringing the total since the pandemic began to 509. The department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is now one hundred and eleven . two of the new cases are men, the other seven are women. one is a healthcare worker. four of the cases are from the southeast area of the county, three from the northeast, one from the northwest and one from the southwest part of the county.
The department has begun a thorough contact tracing investigation for those individuals that they have been in contact with and the places that they have visited.
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the Southern Tier Symphony is getting ready to perform for the first time this year. It’ll be a virtual performance on YouTube Saturday night at seven. The site can be accessed through the Symphony’s Facebook page.
The performance, hosted by Conductor Ben Grow, will include interviews with Symphony musicians and guests.

Cattaraugus County Hits 500 COVID-19 Cases

attaraugus County has 500 PEOPLE now who’ve tested positive for COVID-19. There were five new positive tests reported on Tuesday — three women and two men.
Two of the women were from the southeastern part of the county. One is a healthcare worker.
Cattaraugus is among the five counties within the Western New York Region, where the rate of positive cases was determined to be at 3% on Monday, according to updates from Gov. Cuomo’s office.
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Southern tier sports star Chuck Crist has died at the age of 69. He died at the Cleveland Clinic after his health declined over the years in his battle with aplastic anemia. He was a Salamanca native. He stood out in four varsity sports at Salamanca High, playing college basketball at Penn State before playing seven seasons in the National Football League for the New York Giants, New Orleans Saints and San Francisco 49ers.

9 New COVID Cases in Cattaraugus County, 4 New Cases in Allegany County

Nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday in Cattaraugus County. It brings the county’s overall total to 495 since the pandemic began.
The county health department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is 107
Five of the new COVID-19 positive test results are men and four positives are women .
Two of the four women are from the southeast part of the county; one, a healthcare worker, is from the northwest part of the county; and another was from the southwest. Three of the women had symptoms and one was asymptomatic. Two of the women and two of the men say they were in direct contact with someone with COVID-19.
Four of the men are from the southeast and one is from the southwest. Three of the men had symptoms and two are asymptomatic.
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Allegany County reported four new cases of covid 19 on monday. The county’s total since the beginning of the pandemic is now at 394

Ocotober Worst COVID-19 Month for Cattaraugus County

23 new COVID cases were reported over the weekend as Cattaraugus County continues to go in the wrong direction in the fight against the coronavirus. There were eight new cases reported on friday, eleven on saturday and four on sunday. The new cases bring the county’s total to 486 since the pandemic began. There are 106 active cases being treated. October was the month of the pandemic so far. During October, the county reported more than double the total of all the previous months. Twenty-nine cases were reported on Oct. 27, the highest daily total . The county reported 12 COVID-19-related deaths in October, twice as many as March through September.
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A high speed Police chase ended with a crash into Bradford’s water treatment plant over the weekend.

36 year old Richard Foster is charged with criminal mischief , fleeing from police, possession of prohibited weapons, DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia; and a bunch of traffic offenses.

10 New COVID-19 Cases in Cattaraugus County

Another double digit day for Cattaraugus and Allegany County. Cattaraugus has 10 new COVID cases, and there are 24 in Allegany County.
The Cattaraugus County cases bring the total number of people who’ve contracted the coronavirus to 463 since the spring.
Eight women, two of them healthcare workers, and two men tested positive on Thursday.
The Health Department has begun a thorough contact tracing investigation for everyone who tested positive and they’re checking out who they have been in contact with and the places they visited.
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Alfred State’s career fair was it’s biggest ever.
80 employers and over 300 students came to the college’s virtual career fair.
It happened last week on the website JobLink
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A Franklinville pharmacy is helping with free COVID-19 tests
Bartholomew’s Pharmacy will provide COVID-19 tests by appointment with a walk up test collection.
The test is self-administered with a nasal swab. Bartholomew’s staff submits the test to the lab for processing.

17 More COVID-19

nfection rates continue to go up….
Seventeen more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Cattaraugus County.
The department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is now one hundred and four. In one day, Cattaraugus County went from four hundred and thirty seven cases to four hundred and fifty three. of the new cases, eleven women tested positive and six men. four of the cases are healthcare workers. most of the new cases came from being in contact with someone else who was tested positive for COVID-19
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Olean’s Santa Claus Lane parade will look a lot different this year. instead of floats driving by crowds of people, it’ll be the people who are driving by the floats in cars while the floats stand still.
The Greater Olean Area Chamber of Commerce will hold a reverse parade on Nov. 27 in the Olean Intermediate Middle School parking lot off of Wayne Street.

Record 29 New COVID Cases Reported in Cattaraugus County

Twenty nine new cases of covid have been reported in Cattaraugus County as the second wave keeps rolling in. The new increase of 18 women and 11 men is a record high for one day in the county. The department’s active positive COVID-19 caseload is now eighty eight.
of the twenty nine new cases, there were two clusters reported at adult care facilities in Allegany and Hindsdale. One with ten cases and another with 14 cases.
There was one healthcare worker in the new cases.17 people in the new case reports have symptoms, 12 haven’t shown any symptoms yet.
The new cases bring the overall total in Cattaraugus county to 436
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New coats, winter accessories will be distributed to kids for free on Sunday
the inaugural “Jackie’s Jackets and Mary’s Mittens” program is part of the Operation Warm Hearts.
Distribution will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday under the pavilion in Lincoln Park.