ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy provided the latest report on the county’s progress on administering and distributing vaccines and controlling the spread of the COVID.
64.7% of Albany County’s population has received at least the first dose, and 60% has been fully vaccinated. The first dose vaccination rate for the county’s 18+ population is now up to 75.4%.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID in Albany is now at 24,418 to date, an increase of one new positive case since yesterday. Albany County’s most recent seven-day average of percent positive rates is up to 0.3%, and the Capital Region’s rate is still at 0.3%.
There are now 10 active cases in the county, down from 14 yesterday. The number of people under mandatory quarantine has decreased to 26 from 38. So far, 80,081 people have completed quarantine. Of those who completed quarantine, 24,408 of them had tested positive for the virus and recovered, an increase of four recoveries.
There were no new hospitalizations since yesterday, and four county residents remain hospitalized. There are now two patients currently in ICU’s, down one from yesterday. There are no new COVID deaths to report, and the death toll for Albany County still stands at 386 since the outbreak began.