Cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Allegany County

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Posted at 8:15 PM, Mar 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 15:04:14-04

ALLEGANY COUNTY (WKBW) — The Allegany County Department of Health continues to provide regular updates on the confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county.

As of May 23, there are 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the county.

627 have been released from quarantine/isolation and there are currently 10 in quarantine/isolation.

One person has died.

The department of health has begun an investigation to identify the close contacts of these individuals. Once identified, they will be notified.

ACDOH says in a statement:

"We would like to reiterate that any resident experiencing a fever, with cough or shortness of breath should call your health care provider (don’t show up at their office, Urgent Care, or ER before calling). If symptoms are severe and/or you require an ambulance for transport, call 911 and notify the operator that you are experiencing symptoms relative to COVID-19."