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Tracking confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wyoming County

Posted: 3:27 PM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-04-02 15:33:16-04
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WYOMING COUNTY (WKBW) — Wyoming County officials continue to provide regular updates on the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

As of Thursday, April 2, the Wyoming County Health Department reports there are 15 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

One of those cases resulted in a death and six others have since recovered.

"Contact tracing on positive cases is in progress to identify and notify close contacts, which include: household members, employers & coworkers and others each positive case may have come in close contact with. As this virus spreads, the same most common recommendations exist: wash your hands often, social distancing and disinfect surfaces regularly," the county said in a release.

The health department says it receives reports of all positive cases among Wyoming County residents regardless of where they were tested.

"Wyoming County has a COVID-19 response line to respond to questions from residents. The response line can connect callers to the right resources in our local communities. The response line will operate Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 786-8911. Hours of operation will be adjusted based on the volume of calls. Staff of the response line cannot provide individual medical advice or a diagnosis through the hotline. If you believe you have been exposed to COVID-19 and are symptomatic, call your health care provider," the county said in a release.