October 24th: Several New Cases In Allegany County

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 8.58 million people, and there have been over 224,000 deaths. According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there have been 493,832 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 25,718 deaths statewide. As of 6:00 p.m. on October 24, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases: 302
Recovered Cases: 203
COVID-19 Related Deaths: 8*
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 2,498
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 2,041
Currently Quarantined/Isolated: 457
Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date: 1,126
Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given: 823
Total COVID-19 Antibody Positives: 46

*Nursing home numbers may not be directly reported to the Health Department.

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