Active COVID-19 cases fall in Ulster, Dutchess counties – Daily Freeman
Active COVID-19 cases fall in Ulster, Dutchess counties – Daily Freeman

Active COVID-19 cases fall in Ulster, Dutchess counties – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Ulster County reported on Wednesday that active COVID-19 cases fell in a single day this week by 55, according to government online dashboard for coronavirus.

The county said Wednesday it had 247 cases on Feb. 22, a drop from the 303 reported a day earlier.

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

Ulster said it has had 36,703 confirmed cases of the disease and 36,086 cures.

Dutchess County reported on Wednesday that active COVID-19 cases had fallen in a single day over the past weekend, according to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard.

The county reported Wednesday that it had 187 cases Monday, Feb. 21, or 15 fewer than the 202 cases Sunday, Feb. 20.

Dutchess reported that it has had 63,010 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 21 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.

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

In schools

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

• Kingston: Two students each at George Washington Elementary School and High School; a student, a teacher at both J. Watson Bailey Middle School and M. Clifford Miller Middle School.

• Highland: A high school student.

• Ny Paltz: To high school student.

• Onteora: A high school student.

• Rondout Valley: A student at Marbletown Elementary School; two students in high school; four students at Rondout Valley Intermediate School; and two students in middle school.

• Saugerties: A student at Morse Elementary School; a staff in the secondary school; and two students in high school.

• Wallkill: One student each at John G. Borden Middle School and Leptondale Elementary School and three students at Plattekill Elementary School.

• Ellenville: A student in elementary school.

• BOCES: A student at the Special Education Center and a teacher at the Career and Technical Education Center.

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