11 new COVID cases in Oneida County


Oneida County reported 11 new COVID-19 positive tests among county residents on Friday for 92 known active cases.

Three people were hospitalized with COVID as of mid-day Friday, all in the Mohawk Valley Health System. One of them is a resident of a nursing home.

In addition to the people with positive tests in isolation, 610 were in precautionary quarantine.

In the Mohawk Valley region, the percentage of tests that turn out positive averaged over the previous seven days was 0.6%, unchanged from a day earlier. The number of new cases each day per 100,000 averaged over the previous week was 2.83, down from 3.00 a day earlier. Hospitalizations per 100,000 on a rolling seven-day average was steady at 0.21.

Oneida County announced the following incidents of possible public exposure to someone with a positive COVID test and recommended anyone at these locations at the respective times monitor themselves for symptoms:

Hannaford supermarket on Mohawk Street in Utica, 1-8:30 p.m. Sept. 10, 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 12, and 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 13; self-monitor through Sept. 24, 26 and 27 respectively.

Price Chopper on Commercial Drive in New Hartford, noon to 1 p.. Sept. 13; self-monitor through Sept. 27.


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