10 new COVID cases over the weekend in Oneida County


Oneida County reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, including six Saturday and, for 91 known active cases.

As of mid-day Sunday, six patients were hospitalized, all in the Mohawk Valley Health System.

In addition to the 91 active cases in mandatory isolation, 624 people were in mandatory quarantine because of close contact with people with COVID-19.

The county reported 2,162 resolved cases since tracking began in March. No new deaths were reported.

Regionally, the Mohawk Valley's positive test rate was 0.5% and the daily number of new cases per 100,000 people on a rolling seven-day average was 2.41, lower than all regions but the North Country at 1.13.

Central New York, which includes Madison County, had a positive test rate of 1.1 percent and reported 4.55 new cases a day.

The statewide positive test result on 100,355 tests stood Sunday at 0.86%.

"Our numbers continue to look good, and our infection rate is again below one percent. Our progress is thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers who came together and rose to the occasion like no other community," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. "But this pandemic is far from over, and with flu season approaching it's especially critical we remain vigilant: wash your hands, wear a mask, socially distance, and above all, stay New York Tough."


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