Niagara County COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, August 26th, 2020

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By: Reporter Staff

The Niagara County Department of Health issued the following update on positive COVID-19 cases in Niagara County:

  • 3 new positive cases
  • Total of 1583 positives to date (isolations + recoveries + deaths)
  • 49 active cases (48 isolating at home, 1 in hospital)
  • 1433 recovered
  • 101 deaths
  • 68,779 people tested (source: )

    Quarantines, unlike isolations, are for people who are well and not showing symptoms, but may have been exposed to the virus.  Right now, 76 people are in quarantine and 1,627 have completed quarantine.

    The Niagara County heat map that breaks the positive cases down by municipality can be found here:

Data on nursing home fatalities is tracked by New York State.  That information can be found here:       


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