Covid-19: New Deaths Reported In Dutchess; Here's The Latest Breakdown Of Cases By Community

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Dutchess is back above 1,000 as the death toll in the county topped 400 as the region continues combating the virus.

The latest breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Dutchess on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

The latest breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Dutchess on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Photo Credit: Dutchess County

Dutchess health officials were monitoring 1,177 active COVID-19 cases as of Wednesday, Feb. 24, up from 819 late last week. 

According to the Department of Health, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Dutchess has reached 21,769 out of more than 520,000 tests that have been administered countywide.

In the past week, six new virus-related deaths were reported in Dutchess, bringing the total to 404 since the pandemic began last year.

The seven-day rolling positive infection rate in Dutchess up to 4.35 percent after it was up near 7 percent earlier this month.

Dozens of COVID-19 patients have been discharged from Dutchess County hospitals in the past week, leaving a total of 46 being treated for the virus in Dutchess, down from more than 100 last week.

Health officials said that 20,188 in Dutchess have contracted COVID-19 and recovered.

A breakdown of active COVID-19 cases in Dutchess County as of Feb. 24:

  • Poughkeepsie: 155;
  • Poughkeepsie City: 114;
  • East Fishkill: 104;
  • Wappinger: 82;
  • Fishkill: 77;
  • Hyde Park: 62;
  • Beekman: 43;
  • Pleasant Valley: 40;
  • LaGrange: 39;
  • Beacon City: 36;
  • Wappingers Falls Village: 22;
  • Dover: 20;
  • Amenia: 16;
  • Union Vale: 16;
  • Red Hook: 15;
  • Pawling: 14;
  • Rhinebeck: 12;
  • Clinton: 10;
  • Stanford: 8;
  • Washington: 7;
  • Fishkill Village: 7.

There are less than five active COVID-19 cases in Millbrook Village, Millerton Village, North East, Pawling Village, Pine Plains, Red Hook Village, Rhinebeck Village, and Tivoli Village.

Statewide, a total of 1,578,785 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed out of more than 36 million tests that have been administered. There have been a total of 37,851 virus-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic. 

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