There were 11 new COVID-related deaths recorded last week in Chautauqua County, according to information released Wednesday by the health department.
To date there have been 244 virus deaths in the county. Of those, two have involved people between the ages of 20 and 29; three between 30 and 39; five between 40 and 49; 24 between 50 and 59; 38 between 60 and 69; 50 between 70 and 79; 74 between 80 and 89; and 48 over the age of 90.
The county crossed the 17,000 COVID case mark last week with 726 new cases reported, or about 103 a day. During the week ending Dec. 4, the county was averaging 105 new cases of COVID each day.
There have been 17,195 total confirmed cases in the county and 16,293 recoveries. As of Dec. 11, there were 658 active cases, 41 people with the virus in the hospital (a decrease of 10 from the previous week) and 1,093 people in quarantine.
In the county, 65% of the population over the age of 5 have received at least one dose of the vaccine while 58.3% have been fully vaccinated. Further, 61.3% of the county’s entire population have been fully vaccinated while 55.2% have been fully vaccinated.
In Cattaraugus County, there have been 11,085 total confirmed cases, 10,432 recoveries and 195 virus-related deaths.