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Monroe County COVID-19: new daily cases still above 500

Dec 1, 2020

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The latest numbers on COVID-19 for Monroe County show a small decline from the day before, but the county is still logging more than 500 new cases per day since last Saturday.

The number of new cases reported on Tuesday was 504. There were no new deaths; the total is 328 to date.

The seven-day rolling average positivity rate for Monroe County is 6.81%, and the seven-day rolling average of new cases is 427 cases per day.

422 people in the nine-county Finger Lakes region are hospitalized, and 68 of them are in the ICU. The infection rate, seven-day average for the Finger Lakes was at 6.24%.  That is the second highest rate in the state, behind the Western New York-Buffalo area, which has an infection rate of 7.29%.

In the micro-cluster areas the state is focusing on in Monroe County, in the orange zone, the infection rate for the seven-day rolling average was at 7.32% and the yellow zone was at 6.8%.  Those rates were both up over the previous averages.

Here is the age breakdown of the latest daily numbers: