NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — In Niagara County alone, 2,298 people actively have COVID-19 as of Thursday..
Those individuals include 256 new cases identified and announced on Thursday. The county has now had over 11,189 cases of COVID-19, including 180 deaths and 8,711 people who have recovered.
Of the people who currently have COVID-19, 2,261 are isolating at home and 37 are in hospitals.
The county and state also both announced Thursday that two Niagara County residents died of COVID-19, which brought the total to 180.
Over a quarter of a million COVID-19 tests, 251,841 to be exact, have been conducted on Niagara County residents.