Active COVID-19 cases plummet in Ulster County – Daily Freeman
Active COVID-19 cases plummet in Ulster County – Daily Freeman

Active COVID-19 cases plummet in Ulster County – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Ulster County on Wednesday reported a significant drop in active COVID-19 cases, according to the government online dashboard for coronavirus.

The county reported that there were 163 active cases on Tuesday, March 1, 96 fewer than the 259 reported the day before.

The county reported no new deaths Wednesday, leaving its pandemic total at 371.

Ulster said it has had 36,908 confirmed cases of the disease and 36,374 cures.

Dutchess County reported on its dashboard Wednesday that it had 135 active cases per. Monday, February 28, which is 31 fewer than the day before. Dutchess said it has registered 63,189 cases since the start of the March 2020 pandemic.

Dutchess County reported no new COVID-19 deaths Tuesday. The county has recorded 648 deaths since the pandemic began.

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 Monday, February 28 from State Department of Health.

• Ellenville Regional Hospital, 2

• HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, 13

• Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, 7.

• Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, 9.

• Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, 5.

Vaccination rates

Data from Tuesday, March 1 from New York state online vaccine tracker.

• Ulster County: 73.8% fully vaccinated, 81% with at least one dose of a two-dose regimen, 89% of the population aged 18 and older with at least one dose.

• Dutchess County: 68.7% fully vaccinated, 76.5% with at least one dose of a two-dose regimen, 85% of the adult population 18 years and older with at least one dose.

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

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

In schools

• Kingston: Two students at Chambers Elementary School and one student at M. Clifford Miller Middle School.

• Rondout Valley: One staff each at Marbletown Elementary School and middle school.

• Saugerties: A teacher in middle school and a student in high school.

• Wallkill: A student in high school.

• Red Hook: Two high school students.

• Mount Laurel Waldorf School; Two students and three teachers.

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

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