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Coronavirus in Monroe County: 68 new cases. no new deaths

Coronavirus in Monroe County: 68 new cases. no new deaths Photo: News10NBC.

WHECTV
Updated: October 31, 2020 02:30 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 04:05 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Monroe County Department of Public Health announced 68 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 7,160. 

No new deaths were reported, and the county's current rolling 7-day average is 72 new cases per day. 

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A total of 307 people have died from COVID-19 in Monroe County.

As of Friday, the county's COVID-19 dashboard showed 60 people in the Finger Lakes region hospitalized and 14 of them in the ICU on a ventilator. The next update is expected on Monday.

Of the 7,092 cases confirmed by the county on Friday, 6,125 people have recovered from isolation. The health department says 6,446 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 1,550 tests per day for PCR testing, and a total of 233,163 PCR tests have been received in the county as of Friday.    

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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