Record number of new COVID-19 cases in Monroe County: 515

Nov 28, 2020

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

There was a new record in the number of daily new COVID-19 cases for Monroe County in the numbers reported on Saturday. The Department of Public Health reports 515 new confirmed cases.

The 7-day rolling average of new cases is 354 new cases per day. The 7-day rolling average positivity rate for Monroe County is 4.88%

There were no new deaths. The number of deaths to date is 317.

The Livingston County Department of Health reports that as of Thursday, there were 51,985 negative and 705 positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County. Of these positive cases, 93 are currently active.

According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County’s Public Health Director, “This reported case count represents the highest peak of active cases in Livingston County since the beginning of the pandemic.”

In addition, County Administrator Ian Coyle reports that the Livingston County Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is experiencing an uptick in cases. He said that the county remains, “strong in our resolve to prevent the virus from further spreading within both the nursing home and the community. All residents are strongly encouraged to do their part. Please follow COVID-19 guidelines and protocols to assist us in this public health battle.”

The data released by Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday shows that the 7-day rolling average for the COVID-19 infection rate within the yellow and orange zones in Monroe County has risen from the previous day’s numbers.

The positivity rate within the orange zone in Monroe County was at 5.79% and the rate within the yellow zone was at 4.90%.

The infection rate for the Finger Lakes region stands at 4.48%.

There were 42 additional deaths statewide in the numbers released Saturday, and the number of patients hospitalized across New York grew by 184.

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

Credit Monroe County Dept. of Public Health