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Statewide COVID-19 infection dates continue to decline

May 15, 2021

Credit Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Monroe County on Saturday reported 173 new cases of COVID-19. The seven-day rolling average of new cases is 175 new cases per day.

The COVID-19 seven-day average positivity rate for the Finger Lakes stands at 2.77%, the highest infection rate of any region in the state.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday that the statewide seven-day average positivity rate has dropped to 1.18%, the lowest since Oct. 19, 40 straight days of decline in that number.

In terms of COVID-19 vaccinations, the percentage of all New Yorkers with at least one vaccine dose is 49.6%. The percentage of New Yorkers with the completed series is 41.3%.

In Monroe County, the number of people with at least one vaccine dose is 52.8%.

Here is the age breakdown of the latest Monroe County cases:

Credit Monroe County Dept. of Public Health