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Washington County reports three COVID deaths

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Washington County on Monday reported three deaths of residents from COVID-19 over the weekend.

The victims were an 86-year-old and 74-year-old resident who were both unvaccinated, and a vaccinated 75-year-old, according to a news release from Washington County Public Health.

The county said its thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and caregivers of the three residents.

Washington County picked up 157 new cases on Saturday and Sunday. Fifteen people are in the hospital, which is a decrease of seven. A total of 181 people recovered, leaving the active caseload at 303.

Warren CountyThe Warren County Public Health Department reported 46 new COVID cases on Monday, along with 64 additional recoveries. The county is monitoring 542 active cases, 515 of those involve mild illness. Of the new cases reported, nine of the individuals were fully vaccinated.

The Health Department reports no change in hospitalizations, which remains at 21. Four of those cases are critically ill while the remainder are experiencing moderate illness.

The county’s news release said since the summer the delta variant has been responsible for most of the virus cases in Warren County.

Warren County Health Services recommends that Warren County residents:

  • Do not go to work or elsewhere into public when feeling ill. Quarantine until you are able to get a COVID-19 test.
  • Get a COVID-19 vaccination, and a booster dose, as soon as you are eligible. Call Health Services at 518-761-6580.
  • Wear a mask and face covering in public indoor places per the CDC’s recommendations for “high” transmission counties here:

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  • Those who are not vaccinated, including children under the age of 12, should wear masks in all public indoor settings.
  • If diagnosed with COVID-19, consult a physician or urgent care center to discuss treatment, as early treatment is imperative in many cases.

Warren County’s rolling seven-day average of new cases was 63.0 as of Sunday. As of Monday, 803 Warren County residents were under mandatory quarantine/isolation because of exposure to COVID.

The county’s rolling seven-day average for test positivity stood at 10.5% and the Capital Region’s rate was 7.6% as of Monday morning.


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