671 new COVID cases, 3 more deaths reported in Monroe County on Friday – Democrat & Chronicle
ROCHESTER, NY — Here is the latest information on the coronavirus pandemic in Monroe County and the Rochester area. You can read Thursday’s update here.
671 new cases, 3 deaths reported in Monroe County Friday
There were 671 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, the Monroe County Department of Health reported Friday. The seven-day rolling average is 574 cases per day. The seven-day positivity rate sits at 7.17% in Monroe County.
There were three new deaths reported. The total is 350 to date.
The number of people hospitalized in the Finger Lakes region rose to 480 Friday. also a new high. That is 10 more patients than the day before. Of those hospitalized, 101 are in intensive care.
On Thursday, that number stood at 470, which was a new high during the pandemic.
Released from isolation
There have been 13,542 released from isolation – confirmed cases to date.
For more details including a breakdown of cases by age and gender, visit Monroe County’s COVID-19 Dashboard at Dashboard.MonroeCounty.gov
654 new cases, 19 deaths reported in Monroe County Thursday
Monroe County’s Public Health Department announced 654 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, up from 625 on Wednesday and the highest single-day total since the pandemic started.
It marked the sixth straight day when the new-case total exceeded 500. Before Saturday, the highest daily mark was 373 on Nov. 19. The surge of new cases pushed the