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Oneida County daily coronavirus cases slow to low single digits

By Adam Rombel (


A drive-thru COVID-19 testing site at Rome Memorial Hospital that opened in March. (Photo credit: Rome Memorial Hospital)

UTICA, N.Y. — Oneida County on Monday announced just two new coronavirus cases in the last day, continuing the recent trend of single-digit daily infections.

The county had four virus cases on Sunday and nine on Saturday. Its three-day average of infections fell to just five, the lowest level since late March.

Oneida County also reported the following COVID-19 statistics on Monday:

  • The 2 new virus cases bring the county’s total to 2,060
  • 0 new COVID-19-related deaths, 115 total
  • 10 coronavirus patients are hospitalized in Oneida County (9 at MVHS, 1 at Rome Memorial), unchanged from the day before
  • 2 patients are hospitalized outside Oneida County, up one from a day prior
  • 3 hospitalized patients in the county are nursing-home residents receiving acute care (all 3 at MVHS), unchanged from Sunday
  • 175 active positive cases, down from 208 a day earlier
  • 1,770 people with the virus have recovered, up 35 in the last day
  • 76,622 total tests have been conducted.
  • 74,562 total negative results
  • 175 people are in mandatory isolation, down by 33 from a day ago
  • 1,069 are in mandatory quarantine, up 14 since Sunday

The county’s infection rate was 0.31 percent in the last day with two positives out of 642 total tests.

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