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Monroe County reports another 643 cases of COVID-19

Dec 24, 2020

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The latest COVID-19 data from Monroe County, released on Thursday,  shows another 643 cases of the virus but no new deaths.

The total number of deaths is 507 so far this year.

The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 621 new cases per day.

The seven-day rolling average positivity rate for Monroe County is 8.5%.

The COVID-19 positivity rate in the Finger Lakes region is 8.35%, down slightly from Wednesday.  The region’s positivity rate is second-highest in the state; the Mohawk Valley has the highest rate at 8.71%.

There are 834 people hospitalized in the Finger Lakes Region, 136 of them are in ICU.

The percentage of total hospital beds available in the Finger Lakes region on a seven-day rolling average is 33%.

The percentage of ICU Beds available in the Finger Lakes region on a seven-day rolling average is 31%.

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

Credit Monroe County Dept. of Public Health