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Coronavirus in Monroe County: 24 new cases

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Updated: June 17, 2021 03:08 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health announced 24 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 67,343.

The 7-day average positivity rate for the county based on combined PCR and antigen test results is 0.7% as of June 17, The 7-day average of new cases was 23 as of Thursday.

The 7-day average positivity rate for the county based on NAAT/PCR test results is 1.80%, which the CDC considers low. The county only updates this number once a week.

According to health officials, 59% (438,115 people) of Monroe County residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and 403,583 residents are fully vaccinated.

The total number of deaths remains at 1,320. The county has not provided an update on active cases since May 17.

Click here to view the Monroe County COVID-19 Dashboard.

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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