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106 new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County; infection rate at 1.7%

Mar 6, 2021

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monroe County is reporting 106 new cases of COVID-19 as of Saturday.  There were no new deaths.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 124 new cases per day.

The seven-day rolling average positivity rate for Monroe County is 1.7%.

There are 174 people in the Finger Lakes Region hospitalized; 54 of them are in ICU.

The percentage of total hospital beds available in the Finger Lakes region on a seven-day rolling average is 40%.

The percentage of ICU Beds available in the Finger Lakes region on a seven-day rolling average is 36%.

Governor Andrew Cuomo said that COVID-19 hospitalizations dropped below 5,000 for the first time since Dec. 8.

There were 4,954 COVID-19 hospitalizations as of Friday, the lowest number since Dec. 7. The single-day positivity rate statewide dropped to 2.8%, the lowest number since Nov. 21.

According to the governor, more than 3.5 million New Yorkers have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here is the age breakdown of the latest Monroe County COVID-19 cases.

Credit Monroe County Dept. of Public Health