October 26th: Allegany County Covid Update

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 8.74 million people, and there have
been over 225,000 deaths. According to the New York State Department of Health COVID-19 tracker, there
have been 496,655 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 25,742 deaths statewide. As of 3:30
p.m. on October 26, Allegany County’s statistics are as follows:
Confirmed Cases: 311
Recovered Cases: 217
COVID-19 Related Deaths: 8*
Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date: 2,559
Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 2,080 (Correction of prior day’s numbers)
Currently Quarantined/Isolated: 479
Precautionary Travel Quarantines to Date: 1,130
Total COVID-19 Antibody Tests Given: 824
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
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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