Oneida County has 379 new positive cases of COVID-19
There were 99 COVID-19-related deaths across New York on Monday and the statewide seven-day average infection positivity rate was measured 21.81%.
In a daily statement, issued Tuesday, regarding the current state of COVID cases in New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul said, "The best way to protect ourselves and our children from getting hospitalized with COVID is with the vaccine and booster … As we continue to fight the winter surge, let's continue to use these tools: Get your second dose and booster when eligible, get your children vaccinated, remember to wear a mask and stay home if you're not feeling well. If we don't, many more New Yorkers will continue to get sick."
On Monday, there were 379 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Oneida County and one new virus-related death, according to a Tuesday report.
In additional data provided for Monday, there were 54 Oneida County residents hospitalized. Of that figure, 30 were unvaccinated and 24 were vaccinated. There were 43 patients hospitalized in the Mohawk Valley Health System, five at Rome Health and six outside the county.
In Madison County, there were 89 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday as well as 291 new cases between Friday and Sunday, according to a Tuesday release.
According to the data, there were also 650 active cases of the virus and there were two new virus-related deaths bringing the total, to date, to 118.
“As a reminder, this information does not include positive results from at-home test kits,” noted a Madison County spokeswoman in a statement.
COVID-19 information links
• New York State’s COVID-19 data has been collected in one online spot at: https://on.ny.gov/3rw82oG
• 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
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