County has 123 new COVID-19 cases

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In Oneida County, there were 123 new positive cases of COVID-19 and one new virus-related death on Thursday, Sept. 30.

Looking at statewide numbers, by Friday evening, there were 5,187 new cases reported since Thursday’s count and there were 37 new virus-related deaths across New York.

Addressing infection numbers, Gov. Kathy Hochul said in a statement, “New Yorkers are continuing to make progress in the fight against COVID … While trends remain positive, it is important we remain cautious and do our part to stop this pandemic. Wash your hands, wear a mask, and get vaccinated - it’s as simple as that.”

The positivity rate for the county was 4%.

There were 42 Oneida County residents hospitalized (28 unvaccinated/14 vaccinated) with 28 at Mohawk Valley Health System, seven at Rome Health and seven out of the county.

The positivity rate for the Mohawk Valley was 4.72%.

COVID-19 information links

• 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

• To see a state compiled COVID-19 breakthrough data report, which displays COVID-19 breakthrough cases, hospitalizations and in-depth data over time, visit: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-breakthrough-data-report

• To see the states collection of data on COVID-19 variants, visit: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-variant-data

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