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April 29, 2020 – COVID-19 Statistic Update and Take Five

04 29 20 COVID 19 Statistic Update And Take Five Allegany County Press Release

In the United States, the COVID-19 virus has infected approximately 1.05 million people, and there have been 60,714 deaths. In New York State, there have been 299,691 confirmed COVID-19 cases, and there have been 17,296 deaths statewide with 330 deaths in the last 24 hours. As of 2:00 p.m. on April 29, 2020, Allegany County’s COVID-19 statistics are as follows:

Confirmed Cases:  33

Recovered Cases:  28

COVID-19 Related Deaths:  1

Total Quarantined/Isolated to Date:  462

Released from Quarantine/Isolation: 420

Currently Quarantined/Isolated:  42

We would like to remind everyone of the Take 5 for New York campaign that was launched on April 1 to encourage Allegany County residents to take five minutes out of each day to call a friend, loved one, or acquaintance who may be alone and feeling isolated during this period of social distancing.  This is a very difficult time for many people and we urge you to connect with people in your community who could use it the most.

If your life or someone else is in imminent danger, call 911.  If you are in crisis and need immediate help, please contact the following resources:

COVID-19 Emotional Support Hotline: 844-863-9314

Allegany County Crisis Hotline:  888-448-3367

Allegany County Community Services:  585-593-1991 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline:  800-273-TALK (8255)

NYS Text Line:  Text “GOT5” to 741741

Veterans’ Crisis Lifeline:  822-273-8255 (Press 1)

For additional COVID-19 questions and information:

Call: 585-268-9700 (Weekdays:  8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  (Starting May 4, the call center will close at 4:00 p.m.)

Call:  585-268-9250 (Health Department)

Email:  healthinfo@alleganyco.gov;  Website:  www.alleganyco.gov

Facebook:  Allegany County, NY, Government & Allegany County Department of Health

https://www.alleganyco.gov/coronavirus/