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617 new COVID-19 cases reported in Monroe County

Rochester, New York — According to officials from the Monroe County Department of Public Health, 617 new COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday.
There were 229 new laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported, and there were 388 new positive at-home tests reported, officials said.
On Monday health officials reported 287 new cases, which was the lowest number of new COVID-19 cases reported in a single day for Monroe County since December 27 (233).
County officials report COVID-19 deaths weekly on Mondays. To date, 1,708 Monroe County residents have died from COVID-19.
The county is now averaging 621 new cases per day over the past seven days.
Officials say 640 people in the Finger Lakes region are hospitalized with the virus, including 92 in an ICU, down 4, and 1 respectively since Monday’s update.
As of the Monroe County COVID-19 dashboard’s last local vaccination update, 522,192 county residents have received a completed vaccine series, 70.3% of the county’s population. 271,223 people have received a booster dose.

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