WASHINGTON COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – On Thursday, December 31, Washington County released its daily COVID update. In their update, they speak about the rise in COVID cases.


  • Persons Under Monitoring (PUM):  1,375 (+ 125)
  • COVID Active Cases: 307 (+ 52)*
  • COVID Confirmed Cases: 8,476 (+ 99)*
  • COVID Test (7 Day Avg) %: 11.1
  • COVID Recovered: 8,098 (+ 47)
  • COVID Current Hospitalizations: 10 (+ 1)
  • COVID Related Deaths: 71 (No Change)

99 cases were added/processed Thursday, December 31, with additional cases received however not able to be processed as of yet due to the volume of new cases received over the last two days. Of those processed, there were 47 new recoveries of active cases, with 10 current cases hospitalized.

The Public Health and contact tracing team continue to work through the investigations of these new cases, cases have varying locations of origin (including household spread cases, workplace spread and other school and/or community activities) along with a number that have no identified origin of exposure at this time. Of the new cases added, 15 had been fully vaccinated (nine received the Pfizer series, three received the Moderna series and three received the J&J vaccine).