584 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 9.8% average positivity rate


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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Officials from the Monroe County Department of Public Health reported 584 new COVID-19 cases Friday.

County officials report COVID-19 deaths weekly on Mondays. To date, 1,492 Monroe County residents have died from COVID-19.

The county is now averaging 467 new cases per day over the past week. Monroe County now has a seven-day rolling average positivity rate of 9.8%.

According to the New York State Department of Health, 482 people in the Finger Lakes region are hospitalized with the virus, including 105 in an ICU.

As of the Monroe County COVID-19 dashboard’s last local vaccination update, 485,419 county residents are fully vaccinated and 531,769 have received at least one dose of the vaccine — 82.2% of the county population.

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