Dutchess County reports one new COVID-19 death – Daily Freeman
Dutchess County reports one new COVID-19 death – Daily Freeman

Dutchess County reports one new COVID-19 death – Daily Freeman

POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Dutchess County reported a further COVID-19 death on Saturday, February 19, bringing the county’s pandemital to 645, according to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Ulster County reported no deaths Saturday. A total of 369 county residents have died of diseases related to COVID-19 since the pandemic began in March 2020.

Both Ulster and Dutchess counties reported a slight increase in the number of their active cases on Saturday

As of Friday, there were 288 active cases in Ulster County, a slight increase of 16, but still only 3.8% of the county’s peak of 7,569 cases on January 15, according to the county. amts COVID-19 dashboard. Active cases appear to have leveled off to between about 290 and 350 over the past week, according to the county’s active case graph.

In all, there have been 36,579 confirmed cases of the disease in the county since the pandemic began. There have been 35,922 recoveries.

Dutchess County reported 200 active cases, an increase of 12 from 188 the day before, according to the county’s COVID-19 dashboard.

Dutchess reported that it has had 62,902 confirmed cases of the disease.

Here are the latest locals COVID-19 Statistics.

Admissions

Data from Thursday, February 17 from State Department of Health.

• Ellenville Regional Hospital, 6

• HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, 11

• Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, 0

• Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, 14.

• Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, 5.

Vaccination rates

Data 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: 68.4% fully vaccinated, 76.3% 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: one student each at Harry L. Edson Elementary School and M. Clifford Middle School.

• Highland: A student at Highland Elementary School.

• Saugerties: One student at Cahill Elementary School, one teacher at Mount Marion Elementary School, two teachers at Riccardi Elementary School and one student each at Saugerties Junior and Senior High School.

• Wallkill: A student at Wallkill Senior High School.

• Ellenville: A student at Ellenville High School

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

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