October 18th: Allegany County Has Nine More Cases Since Yesterday

Yesterday, Wlea reported that there were 49 new cases, today, there are 11 new Covid-19 cases there.

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 8.14 million people, and there have been over 219,500 deaths.  According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 484,281 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 25,644 deaths statewide.  As of 1:15 p.m. on October 18, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:


Confirmed Cases:  228

Recovered Cases:  159

COVID-19 Related Deaths:  3 

Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  2,144

Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 1,826

Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  318

Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date:  1,059

Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given:  773

Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives:  36


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

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