Albany County coronavirus update


ALBANY COUNTY (NEWS10) — Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced that as of Sunday morning, there are now 1,199 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Albany County. Additionally, there are now 1,091 people under mandatory quarantine and 10 people under precautionary quarantine. To date, 2,589 individuals have completed quarantine, with 616 of them having tested positive and recovered.

Unfortunately, there was an additional COVID-19 death overnight – a man in his 50’s with underlying health conditions. The death toll for the county now stands at 47. With 30 people now hospitalized, the hospitalization rate for Albany County stands at 2.5%, down from 2.86% on Saturday. The number of those individuals who are in Intensive Care Units (ICU) remains at eight.

There are now 48 residents in total at Shaker Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center who have tested positive for COVID-19, including two who have recovered. Additionally, 15 employees who have tested positive remain out of work, while nine others who had tested positive have fully recovered and returned to work.

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