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Coronavirus in Monroe County: 270 new cases Monday

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Updated: November 29, 2021 04:45 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health reported 270 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

The county is averaging 378 new cases per day over the past week, with a seven-day rolling average positivity rate of 8.8%, per the latest update to the county's COVID-19 dashboard.  

A New York State web page tracks which variants of the virus are spreading in New York and another one tracks breakthrough cases of COVID-19 in vaccinated people. To see all COVID-19 data, click here.

The seven day average of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 was 391.63 through Nov. 29.

Monroe County said in an email Monday  2,643 new cases have been reported since the prior Monday along with 7 new deaths.  

According to the CDC's COVID-19 data tracker, 9.18% of Monroe County's hospital beds were occupied by COVID patients, and 20.45% of Monroe County's ICU beds were occupied by COVID-19 patients as of Nov. 16. That metric was no longer on the CDC's tracker on Nov. 22, 2021.

To date, 1,492 people in Monroe County have died from COVID-19 since March 2020. The county said between March 1, 2021, and Oct. 31, 2021, a total of 198 COVID-19 related deaths were reported: 93% of the deaths in patients younger than 65 were not fully vaccinated and 71% of patients 65 and older were not fully vaccinated.

The Monroe County Department of Public Health resumed providing an update on new COVID-19 cases every weekday on July 27. The CDC's numbers are updated daily but lag by several days.

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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