112 confirmed coronavirus cases in Cattaraugus County

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY, N.Y. (WIVB)– As of Wednesday, July 15, Cattaraugus County has 112 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Ninety-six residents have recovered leaving the county’s active positive COVID-19 caseload at twelve.

According to the county’s health department, the latest case is a male resident who lives in the northeast corner of the county and has had no significant travel history.

The Cattaraugus Health Department reiterates that any resident interested in getting tested, can register for a test at www.cattco.org/covid-19-test or call 716-938-9119 or 716-938-2265.

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