ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Department of Public Health reported 69 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday.
The county is now averaging 65 new cases per day over the past week. Monroe County now has a seven-day rolling average positivity rate of 2.9% — the highest it has been since May 20.
County officials say COVID-19 deaths will be reported weekly on Mondays. To date, 1,351 Monroe County residents have died from COVID-19.
According to the New York State Department of Health, 47 people in the Finger Lakes region were hospitalized with the virus — nearly double from one week ago — and three are in the ICU.
As of the Monroe County COVID-19 dashboard’s last local vaccination update Monday, 435,899 county residents are fully vaccinated and 460,401 have received at least one dose of the vaccine — 62% of the county population.