Active COVID-19 cases rise in Ulster County, fall in Dutchess County – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Active cases of COVID-19 in Ulster County rose again in a single day this week in Ulster County, according to the government’s online coronavirus dashboard on Saturday.

The county said Saturday it had 195 cases as of Friday, March 25, up 19 from the 176 reported Thursday.

Ulster County reported on Saturday that there were no additional deaths, leaving the county’s total death toll at 373.

In total, the county said it had 37,613 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began in March 2020. The county said it had recorded 37,045 recoveries.

In Dutchess County, the government’s coronavirus dashboard reported on Saturday that it had 102 active cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, up from eight from 110 the day before.

Since the start of the pandemic, Dutchess has reported 63,651 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

On Saturday, Dutchess reported no new deaths, leaving its total at 655.

Here are the latest local statistics on COVID-19.

Hospitalizations

Data as of Thursday, March 24 from State Department of Health.

• Ellenville Regional Hospital, 2.

• HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, 2.

• Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, 3.

• Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, 0.

• Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, 1.

Vaccination rate

Data as of Friday, March 25 from online state vaccine tracking.

• Ulster County: 81.2% with the first dose; 74.3% with complete series; 62.9% of the eligible population with reminders.

• Dutchess County: 76.8% with the first dose; 69.2% with complete series; 59.8% of the eligible population with reminders.

Appointment : vaccinateulster.com, bit.ly/dut-vax, bit.ly/ny-vaxme.

In schools

Here are the latest reports from COVID cases in area school districts.

• Kingston: a student at Crosby Elementary School; a student and staff member from George Washington Elementary School; and a high school teacher.

• Onteora: A secondary school teacher.

• Rondout Valley: A student and staff member from Marbletown Elementary School and a junior high school student.

• Saugerties: One student from Cahill Elementary School, Riccardi Elementary School and Secondary School, and two junior high students.

• Red Hook: A student from Linden Avenue Middle School.

• High Meadow: a stick.

• Ulster BOCES: Two students, one teacher and one staff member from the Center for Special Education.

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