January 6, 2021: Allegany County Reports 28 New Cases

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 21.1 million people, and there have been over 357,000 deaths. According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 1,057,676 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 30,965 deaths statewide. As of 5:00 p.m. on January 6, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases: 2,021 (28 new)
Recovered Cases: 1,781
COVID-19 Related Deaths: 53 (Depending on reporting times and agencies, this figure may vary between different reports.)
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 7,798
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 7,099
Currently Quarantined/Isolated: 699
Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date: 1,522
Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given: 955
Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives: 63

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911. If you are in crisis and need immediate help, 6please 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
Facebook: Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

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