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Coronavirus in Monroe County: 25 new cases, bringing total to 4,783

Coronavirus in Monroe County: 25 new cases, bringing total to 4,783 Photo: News10NBC.

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Updated: August 11, 2020 04:52 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Health announced 25 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one new death Tuesday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,783.

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 289 people have died from COVID-19 in Monroe County.

As of Tuesday, the county's COVID-19 dashboard showed 36 people hospitalized and eight of them in the ICU on a ventilator. 

Of the 4,783 cases confirmed by the county, 4,106 people have recovered from isolation. The health department says 4,427 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 1,461 tests per day for PCR and antibody testing as of Tuesday. A total of 126,984 PCR tests have been received in the county as of Tuesday.

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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