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Monroe County reports 218 additional cases of COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monroe County on Saturday reported 218 new cases of COVID-19. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 216 new cases per day. There were no new deaths.

The COVID-19 positivity rate for Monroe County will be updated on Sunday.

The statewide seven-day average COVID-19 positivity rate in the numbers reported on Saturday was 1.89%.

In the Finger Lakes region, the seven-day average positivity rate was 2.91%. That was the second highest positivity rate in the state. Western New York (the Buffalo area) had the highest positivity rate at 3.44%.

On Saturday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that the percentage of New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose is 46.3%. The percentage with the completed vaccine series is 34.6%.

In the Finger Lakes region, 47.4% of the population has had at least one vaccine dose; 36.9% have had the completed series.

In Monroe County, 50% of the population has had at least one vaccine dose.

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.