Ulster County records seven new COVID deaths in more than a month – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – Ulster County is expected to end July with 393 COVID-19 deaths since the pandemic began in March 2020, according to a Friday posting on the county’s online coronavirus dashboard.

This is seven more than what was announced on June 24.

The county said Friday it had 149 active cases, with the most recent high being 888 on May 11. The peak in Ulster this year was 7,569 active cases on January 15; the low this year was 77 on March 7.

There have been 45,831 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Of these, 45,289 have recovered.

Dutchess County reported Friday that it had 676 deaths, 10 more than was reported on June 24.

The county said Friday it had 387 active cases of COVID-19, with the latest high being 898 on May 21.

Dutchess County’s peak of active cases was 8,510 on Jan. 8; The county’s low this year was 90 on March 10.

The Dutchess County Dashboard has recorded a total of 73,305 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Active cases reported in the two counties do not necessarily reflect all positive or negative test results from home test kits. To report a positive home test result in Ulster, visit https://covid19.ulstercountyny.gov/hometest/ or call (845) 443-8888.

There were 51 hospitalizations in Ulster and Dutchess counties as of Thursday July 28:

• Ellenville Regional Hospital, 3

• HealthAlliance Hospitals in Kingston, 6

• Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, 8.

• Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, 19.

• Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, 15.