ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Department of Public Health reported 524 new COVID-19 cases Thursday.
That number includes 397 laboratory-confirmed positive results and 127 reported positive at-home tests.
County officials report COVID-19 deaths weekly on Mondays. To date, 1,529 Monroe County residents have died from COVID-19.
The county is now averaging 432 new cases per day over the past seven days. Monroe County also reported a seven-day rolling average positivity rate of 7.7%.
According to the New York State Department of Health, 519 people in the Finger Lakes region were hospitalized with the virus, including 136 in an ICU.
As of the Monroe County COVID-19 dashboard’s last local vaccination update on December 13, 497,675 county residents are fully vaccinated and 539,065 have received at least one dose of the vaccine — 82.8% of the county population.