189 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 404 regional hospital admissions
189 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 404 regional hospital admissions

189 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County, 404 regional hospital admissions

ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) – Monroe County Department of Public Health officials reported 189 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday.

Officials say there were 82 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported, and 107 new positive home tests were reported.

County officials report COVID-19 deaths weekly on Mondays. To date, 1,753 Monroe County residents have died from COVID-19.

As of Tuesday, the county now has an average of 213 new cases a day over the past week.

Officials say 404 people in the Finger Lakes region are hospitalized with the virus, including 29 in an intensive care unit.

Since the last local vaccination update of the Monroe County COVID-19 dashboard, 526,475 county residents have received a completed vaccine series – 70.9% of the county’s population – 279,400 people have received a booster dose.

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