13 new COVID cases in Oneida County as region's numbers continue decline


Oneida County reported 13 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, or 93 known active positive cases.

No new COVID-related deaths were reported. Since the pandemic arrived, 122 county residnts have died with COVID-19.

As of mid-day Sunday, four county residents were hospitalized with COVID-19, all in the Mohawk Valley Health System.

The Mohawk Valley region's percentage of tests that prove positive stood at 0.7% averaged over the previous seven days. The number of new cases per day per 100,000 people averaged over the previous week was 3.24, and the new hospitalizations per day averaged over seven days was 0.15%.

The Oneida County Health Department reported the following incidents of possible public exposure to someoe known to have COVID-19 and recommends anyone at these locations at the respective times monitor themselves through the self-monitoring period:

Peter’s Cornucopia, New Hartford Shopping Center, New Hartford, noon to 12:15 p.m. Sept. 3; self monitor through Sept. 17.

Florentine Pastry Shop, 667 Bleecker St., Utica, noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 3 and Sept. 4; self-monitor through Sept. 17 and 18, respectively.

Best Buy, Commercial Drive in New Hartford, 11-11:30 Sept. 6; self-monitor through Sept. 20.

Walmart, Commercial Drive in New Hartford, 4-4:30 p.m. Sept. 7; self-monitor through Sept. 21.

Bennu Cafe, Whitestown Center, Whitesboro, 11:45 a.m to 12:15 p.m. Sept. 8; self-monitor through Sept. 22.

Beauty Nails, 8411 Seneca Turnpike Suite 4, New Hartord, 2-2:45 p.m. Sept. 8; self-monitor through Sept. 22.

Kinney Drugs, 12 Franklin Ave., Clinton, 3-3:15 p.m. Sept. 8; self-monitor through Sept. 22.

Walgreens at 49 Kellog Road, New Hartford, 9:15-9:30 a.m. Sept. 9; self-monitor through Sept. 23.

Dollar General, New Hartford Shopping Center, 2-2:30 p.. Sept. 10; self-monitor through Sept. 24.

Dollar Tree, 5:10-5:30 p.. Sept. 10; self-monitor through Sept. 24.

The Chowder House, 57 Burrstone Road, New York Mills, 5:30-6:15 p.m. Sept. 4, and 5:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 11; self-monitor through Sept. 19 and Sept. 26, respectively.


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