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Two more die of COVID-19 in Monroe County as hospitalizations continue decline

Jun 22, 2020

The Monroe County Department of Public Health said Monday that two more people have died of COVID-19 in Monroe County, bringing the death toll to 261.

The county reported only six positive tests for the novel coronavirus that causes the disease on Monday -- the first time that number has been in the single-digits since March.

Hospitalizations for COVID-19 continued to decline. The health department said Monday that 106 people in the county were in hospitals for treatment of the disease.

More than 3,000 people who were placed in isolation to stop the spread of the virus have now recovered, the county said.