Several new COVID-19-related deaths were reported in Ulster County in the past week, though the death toll was steady in Sullivan County, as the number of cases continues to rise over the end of the holiday season.
In Ulster County, there were three new deaths reported, bringing the total to 141 since the pandemic began in March, while health officials in Sullivan have reported a total of 54 virus-related deaths
There are now 2,517 active COVID-19 in Ulster County as of Monday, Jan. 4, up from 2,293 last week. In Sullivan, the number of active cases rose from 248 last week to 264 this week for a total of 2,557 in the area.
According to the latest data from the state Department of Health, there were nine new COVID-19 cases reported in Sullivan in the past 24 hours, with another 84 in Ulster.
A total of 198,666 COVID-19 tests have been administered in Ulster since March, resulting in a total of 6,341 positive cases. Health officials in Sullivan have seen 3,008 confirmed cases out of 62,087 tests.
A breakdown of active and confirmed cases in Ulster, as of Jan. 4 according to the county Department of Health:
- City of Kingston: 440 active (981 confirmed);
- Lloyd: 265 (592);
- Saugerties: 253 (529);
- Ulster: 227 (632);
- Unknown: 214 (409);
- Shawangunk: 133 (373);
- Plattekill: 124 (419);
- Marlborough: 116 (390);
- New Paltz: 112 (412);
- Esopus: 100 (258);
- Wawarsing: 95 (325);
- Rochester: 59 (132);
- Hurley: 53 (147);
- Gardiner: 53 (134);
- Woodstock: 42 (96);
- Marbletown: 33 (91);
- Rosendale: 30 (96);
- Olive: 25 (61);
- Shandaken: 22 (41);
- Denning: 5 (10);
- Town of Kingston: 1 (3).
There have been no reported cases in Hardenburg.
Specific data about Sullivan County municipalities was not available on Jan. 4.
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