188 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 3.9% average positivity rate

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Department of Public Health reported 188 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday.

The county is now averaging 199 new cases per day over the past week. Monroe County now has a seven-day rolling average positivity rate of 3.9%.

According to the New York State Department of Health, 211 people in the Finger Lakes region were hospitalized with the virus, and 60 are in the ICU.

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

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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