Dutchess County reports new COVID-19 death as its active case drops slightly – Daily Freeman
Dutchess County reports new COVID-19 death as its active case drops slightly – Daily Freeman

Dutchess County reports new COVID-19 death as its active case drops slightly – Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Dutchess County reported another COVID-19 death on Sunday, bringing the county’s pandemic-related death to 654, according to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Dutchess County reported a slight drop in active cases to 116 from Friday, March 18, down from 121 the day before.

Dutchess County has registered a total of 63,558 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.

Ulster County did not update its COVID-19 statistics on Sunday. As of Friday, March 18, active cases stood at 135, up from 120 cases reported Thursday, March 17, according to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard.

It was the fourth day in a row that the county’s cases arose.

The county reported no new deaths Saturday, leaving its total number at 372 since the pandemic began. The county said Saturday it has registered 37,301 confirmed cases and 36,794 recoveries since March 2020.

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

Admissions

Data pr. March 19 from the State Department of Health.

• Ellenville Regional Hospital, 3.

• HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, 4.

• Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, 1.

• Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, 4.

• Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, 0.

Vaccination rates

Data from New York state online vaccine tracker.

• Ulster County: 74.2% fully vaccinated, 81.2% with at least one dose of a two-dose regimen.

• Dutchess County: 69.1% fully vaccinated, 76.7% with at least one dose of two-dose regimen.

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

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