There were 41 COVID-19-related deaths across the state on Monday and Tuesday’s statewide seven-day average infection positivity rate was measured at 2.98%, according to information from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office.
In Oneida County, there were 146 new cases of the virus reported on Monday, and there have been no new virus-related deaths since Sunday. Since spring of 2020, there have been 460 virus-related deaths in Oneida County.
There were 48 Oneida County residents hospitalized (27 unvaccinated/21 vaccinated) with 33 at Mohawk Valley Health System, five at Rome Health and 10 out of the county.
A new website, ny.gov/vaxtoschool, has been launchedfor parents and guardians to access resources for schools and localities Hosting #VaxtoSchool events, according to the governor’s office.
On Tuesday, the governor announced 120 new #VaxtoSchool pop-up vaccination sites will take place across New York over a 12-week-period as part of the #VaxtoSchool campaign to increase vaccination rates among younger New Yorkers.
In Oneida County, vaccine appointments and walk-ins are available at county-operated sites. To book an appointment, visit www.ocgov.net.
Scheduling a vaccine appointment can also be completed at: vaccines.gov.
COVID-19 case numbers and vaccination rates are available on Oneida County’s online Dashboard at: https://bit.ly/3A85tLp
To see COVID-19 information for Madison County, visit: https://on.ny.gov/3je8vr0
The New York State Department of Health offers statewide information on COVID-19 at: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov