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Coronavirus in Monroe County: 21 new cases, bringing total to 4,544

Coronavirus in Monroe County: 21 new cases, bringing total to 4,544 Photo: News10NBC.

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Updated: August 02, 2020 01:03 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Health announced 21 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,544.

Monroe County has announced that beginning Aug. 1 they will only be updating total cases on Mondays, so the number of confirmed cases above is an estimate by News10NBC unless if the Monday report is the most recent. In addition, all hospitalization, isolation, and testing data will be only reported on weekdays. 

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A total of 285 people have died from COVID-19 in Monroe County.

As of Sunday, the county's COVID-19 dashboard showed 38 people hospitalized and seven of them in the ICU on a ventilator. 

Of the 4,544 cases confirmed by the county, 3,846 people have recovered from isolation. The health department says 4,167 people — confirmed positive COVID-19 cases and known presumed positive COVID-19 cases — have recovered from isolation to date.

The three-day average of daily total tests taken in Monroe County is 1,264 tests per day for PCR and antibody testing as of Sunday. A total of 110,968 PCR tests have been received in the county as of Sunday.

County residents who believe they have been in contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19 can call 585-753-5555 or email COVID19@monroecounty.gov.

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