Warren County reports 58 new cases of COVID-19 | local – Community News
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Warren County reports 58 new cases of COVID-19 | local

Warren County Health Services reported 58 new COVID-19 cases and 16 recoveries on Thursday. The province is now overseeing 456 active cases.

Eleven people were hospitalized, which has not changed from Wednesday.

All hospitalized individuals have moderate illness and eight are moderately ill outside the hospital, according to Health Services.

Glens Falls Hospital reported 37 COVID-related hospitalizations, including four patients in intensive care.

All new cases reported related to community spread, officials said.

Health services continue to see a significant spike in COVID transmission. The county reports that a majority of new cases have arisen from household or family exposure, workplace exposure, and indoor events or gatherings.

Twenty-two of the cases reported Thursday involved individuals who had been fully vaccinated. There are 990 breakthrough cases, or 2.23%, of the 44,433 fully vaccinated residents of Warren County.

The agency continues to recommend that all eligible individuals receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible. It also recommends that all individuals wear masks in indoor public areas to reduce the spread of the virus, regardless of vaccination status.

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Warren County’s vaccination rate is 69.1% with a total of 73.6% of residents receiving at least one dose.

The county has the following upcoming clinics:

  • Friday, November 12, Johnsburg Central School, Pfizer Booster Doses, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Nov. 16, Warren County Municipal Center, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson booster and first doses.
  • Friday, Nov. 19, Warrensburg High School, times and vaccines to be determined.

The list of potential recommendations for public exposure to COVID is on the Warren County COVID Hub website: https://bit.ly/36LRv5e. Recent additions include:

  • Stewart’s, Route 9, Warrensburg, Nov. from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; November 5 from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Nov. 7, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Nov 8 from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., no mask worn.
  • Dave Ure’s Collision Plus Center, Glens Falls Tech Park Road 14, Glens Falls, Nov. 4 & 5.

Warren County Health Services and Bolton Rescue Squad delivered 60 booster doses to first responders and homebound residents on Wednesday. For more information about booster eligibility, visit https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/booster-doses. People can also call Warren County Health Services at 518-761-6580 for vaccine information.