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Coronavirus in Monroe County: 230 total deaths, 33 new confirmed cases, bringing total to 3,004

Coronavirus in Monroe County: 230 total deaths, 33 new confirmed cases, bringing total to 3,004 Photo: News10NBC.

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Updated: June 04, 2020 07:04 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Health announced Thursday one new death and 33 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 3,004.

A total of 230 people have now died from COVID-19 in Monroe County. The county released an updated breakdown of deaths and hospitalizations by age and race Tuesday. Click here to see it.

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As of Thursday, the county's COVID-19 dashboard shows 178 people are currently hospitalized and 17 of them are in ICU on a ventilator.

Of the 3,004  confirmed cases, 1,871 people have recovered from isolation. The health department says 2,164 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 at 1,254 tests per day for PCR and antibody testing as of Thursday. 

A total of 46,588 PCR tests have been received in the county as of Thursday.

The first person to die from the novel coronavirus in Monroe County was a 54-year-old man who died at Rochester General Hospital on March 17. Two of the dead were residents of the Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Hopewell. One was a resident of The Hurlbut Nursing Home in Brighton. Fifteen of the dead have been residents of the Kirkhaven nursing home. The state is now reporting The Hurlbut has seven confirmed deaths and five presumed deaths and the St. John's Health Care Corporation has 16 deaths. 

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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