December 15th: Allegany County Has 22 New Cases

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 16.6 million people, and there have been over 302,000 deaths. According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 794,557 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 28,002 deaths statewide. As of 3:35 p.m. on December 15, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases: 1,453 (22 new)

Recovered Cases: 1,254

COVID-19 Related Deaths: 50 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)

Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 6,249

Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 5,390

Currently Quarantined/Isolated: 859

Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date: 1,384

Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given: 900

Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives: 51

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314

Allegany County Crisis Hotline: 888-448-3367

Allegany County Community Services: 585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-TALK (8255)

NYS Text Line: Text “GOT5” to 741741

Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline: 822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9250 (Health Department)

Email: healthinfo@alleganyco.com; Website: www.alleganyco.com

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For re-opening questions and information:

New York Forward Website: https://forward.ny.gov/

Allegany County’s Website: https://www.alleganyco.com/coronavirus/reopening-allegany-county/

Allegany County Re-Opening Email: reopen@alleganyco.com