Coronavirus update: 14 new cases on Sept. 5 in Dutchess County

Fourteen new positive tests for coronavirus were reported on Saturday, Sept. 5 in Dutchess County, according to the NYS Department of Health.

On Friday, the most recent data posted by Dutchess County, the active case count was 276, an increase of 7 from the previous day and COVID-19 hospitalizations were at 5, unchanged.

There were no new deaths attributed to the disease reported by the county. A COVID-19 death reported on the dashboard on Thursday has since been removed. The Observer has requested an explanation from the county health department.

Over the previous seven days, an average of 1,509 live virus tests were given to county residents each day. Compared to three weeks earlier, active cases were up 5%, hospitalizations were up 25% and there had been no new deaths caused by or related to COVID-19.

The information above comes from Dutchess County’s COVID-19 Dashboard and the NYS DOH Data Feeds.

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