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Monroe County: 723 new COVID-19 cases over the last week

Aug 9, 2021

Monroe County reported 117 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday. That was the highest single-day increase since May 22.

The seven-day rolling average positivity rate for the county is 4%. That is the highest level since late January.

The seven-day rolling average of new COVID-19 cases is 103 cases per day.

There were 723 new cases of the virus reported in the county since Aug. 2.

There were no new deaths reported over the last week.

There are 65 hospitalized COVID patients in the Finger Lakes region; 10 patients are in the ICU.

In terms of COVID-19 vaccinations for the Finger Lakes region, 59.4% of people have had at least one dose of a vaccine; 56% have had a complete series.