becky wydysh

Niagara County

Niagara County officials are trying to look forward from the COVID-19 pandemic, while not forgetting the difficult ordeals residents have gone through.

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Niagara County leaders, during their Monday afternoon COVID-19 briefing, offered some positive numbers including no weekend fatalities and a drop in the rate of positive test results coming back. It is raising cautious optimism that certain segments of the county's economy are ready to go, once the Western New York region gets the go-ahead to begin the first phase of economic reopening.

Niagara County

After announcing the latest reported COVID-19 statistics as gathered by county health officials, Niagara County Legislature Chair Becky Wydysh also noted that additional test sites are opening in the City of Niagara Falls, where a majority of coronavirus cases have been positively identified.


Niagara County will be getting a major testing station Wednesday, with the state Health Department establishing a drive-thru operation on the grounds of Niagara County Community College.

Niagara County

Niagara County is reporting another death from COVID-19, bringing the total to 17 as of Tuesday. There are also eight more cases, bringing the county total to 287.

Niagara County

Niagara County is reopening many of its recreational facilities, with restrictions. That includes campgrounds, marinas and the county golf course.

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Niagara County officials reported no new Coronavirus deaths Tuesday. But during a daily television update, they did admit there are discrepancies in numbers, including nursing home fatalities as reported by the state.