Monroe County surpasses 1,400 COVID-19 deaths to date


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Department of Public Health reported 184 new COVID-19 cases Monday, and 8 new deaths.

County officials report COVID-19 deaths weekly on Mondays. To date, 1,406 Monroe County residents have died from COVID-19.

The county is now averaging 200 new cases per day over the past week. Monroe County now has a seven-day rolling average positivity rate of 3.8%.

According to the New York State Department of Health, 205 people in the Finger Lakes region were hospitalized with the virus, and 62 are in the ICU.

As of the Monroe County COVID-19 dashboard’s last local vaccination update, 463,292 county residents are fully vaccinated and 496,857 have received at least one dose of the vaccine — 66.9% of the county population.

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