Dutchess County has now seen more than 15,000 total COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began, leading to 13 new fatalities this week.
There are 2,162 active COVID-19 cases in Dutchess as of Friday, Jan. 15, up from 1,625 a week earlier on Friday, Jan. 8, according to the Department of Health.
Late in November last year, the county was only monitoring approximately 200 active cases.
The new virus-related deaths reported this week brought the total to 286 since last March.
The seven-day rolling positive infection rate in Dutchess is up to 9.11 percent after hitting 8.41 percent earlier this week, still among the highest rates in the Hudson Valley.
A total of 162 patients are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in Dutchess, up from 132 a week ago.
A breakdown of active COVID-19 cases in Dutchess County as of Jan. 15:
- Poughkeepsie: 312
- East Fishkill: 252;
- Poughkeepsie City: 221;
- Wappinger: 194;
- Fishkill: 174;
- LaGrange: 113;
- Hyde Park: 103;
- Beekman: 102;
- Beacon City: 91;
- Rhinebeck: 62;
- Dover: 59;
- Pleasant Valley: 55;
- Wappingers Falls Village: 54;
- Red Hook: 50;
- Pawling: 47;
- Union Vale: 27;
- Clinton: 21;
- Amenia: 19;
- Rhinebeck Village: 19
- Fishkill Village: 17;
- Milan: 16;
- Pawling Village: 14;
- Stanford: 13;
- Washington: 11;
- North East: 10;
- Pine Plains: 7;
- Millerton Village: 6.
There are less than five active COVID-19 cases in Millbrook Village, Red Hook Village, and Tivoli Village.
There were 324,671 COVID-19 tests - a new record - administered in New York on Thursday, Jan. 14, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, resulting in nearly 20,000 positive cases for a 6.14 percent positive infection rate, down dramatically from earlier in the week.
There are now 8,808 COVID-19 patients hospitalized across the state, down 34, while more than 1,500 are in ICU and 962 are intubated with the virus. There were 183 new COVID-19-related deaths reported in the past 24 hours.
Statewide, a total of 1,183,608 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed out of 28.13 million tests that have been administered. There have been a total of 32,379 virus-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
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