Active COVID-19 cases continue with steady decline in Ulster, Dutchess counties – Daily Freeman
Active COVID-19 cases continue with steady decline in Ulster, Dutchess counties – Daily Freeman

Active COVID-19 cases continue with steady decline in Ulster, Dutchess counties – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Ulster County reported Thursday that active COVID-19 cases fell in a single day this week by 32, according to the government’s online coronavirus dashboard.

The county said Thursday it had 215 cases on Feb. 23, down from 247 reported a day earlier.

The county also reported no new deaths on Thursday, leaving that number at 370 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

Ulster said it has had 36,736 confirmed cases of the disease and 36,151 cures.

Dutchess Amt reported Thursday that it had 156 cases on Tuesday, February 22, or 31 fewer than the 187 cases for Monday, February 21. The county reported another COVID-19 death on Thursday, bringing the total to 646.

Dutchess reported that it has had 63,041 confirmed cases of the disease.

The dashboard numbers do not include home test results that have not been reported to the health departments.

Here are the latest locals COVID-19 Statistics.

Admissions

Data from Tuesday, February 22 from State Department of Health.

• Ellenville Regional Hospital, 4

• HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, 12

• Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, 1

• Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, 10.

• Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, 2.

Vaccination rates

Data from Wednesday, February 23 from New York state online vaccine tracker.

• Ulster County: 73.7% fully vaccinated, 80.9% with at least one dose of a two-dose regimen, 89% of the population over 18 with at least one dose.

• Dutchess County: 68.6% fully vaccinated, 76.4% with at least one dose of a two-dose regimen, 84.9% of the population over 18 with at least one dose.

The vaccination center at the former Best Buy store in Hudson Valley Mall will be closed Friday, Feb. 25, due to bad weather. It reopens at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 26th.

Appointments: vaccinateulster.com, bit.ly/dut-vax, bit.ly/ny-vaxme.

In schools

Here are the latest reports from COVID cases in area school districts.

• New Paltz: A high school student.

• Rondout Valley: A student at Marbletown Elementary School.

• Saugerties: One student each at Morse Elementary School, middle school, and high school.

• Wallkill: A high school student.

For online local coverage related to coronavirus, go to dailyfreeman.com/tag/coronavirus.

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