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(*Bulletin)COVID-19 outbreak reported at Chautauqua Co. Jail...

The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak in the county jail in Mayville.  Sheriff Jim Quattrone says they are working closely with the Health Department after four inmates with symptoms tested positive Tuesday morning.  Following that... all inmates in the housing unit were tested.  Quattrone say corrections officers were also tested.  He says out of 48 inmates tested... there were 26 positive tests... and, one of the seven corrections staff came back positive.  Disease investigation and contact tracing is underway by public health staff.  Due to concern over spread of the virus... facility-wide testing will be conducted today.  Inmates who tested positive have been isolated, and those who tested negative have been quarantined.  The Health Department has also appropriately isolated correctional staff who tested positive.  More information will be released as soon as it is available.

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News Headlines for Sat. Jan. 23, 2021

County updates COVID-19-related deaths, adding 23 -- mainly from nursing homes and hospitals... Chautauqua County officials late Friday updated the number of COVID-related deaths to include several f...

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