December 5th: 46 New Cases In Allegany Co

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 14.4 million people, and there have been over 279,000 deaths. According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 696,125 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 27,089 deaths statewide. As of 2:50 p.m. on December 5, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases: 1,232 (46 new)
Recovered Cases: 1,011
COVID-19 Related Deaths: 50 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 5,544
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 4,664
Currently Quarantined/Isolated: 880
Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date: 1,342
Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given: 880
Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives: 50

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:; Website:
Facebook: Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

For re-opening questions and information:

New York Forward Website:
Allegany County’s Website:
Allegany County Re-Opening Email: