Eight new positive tests for coronavirus were reported on Tuesday, Sept. 15 in Dutchess County, according to the NYS Department of Health.

On Monday, the most recent data posted by Dutchess County, the number of active cases being monitored by the county was 116, a drop of 64 from the previous day and COVID-19 hospitalizations were at 5, an increase of 3.

There was another new death attributed to the disease reported by the county, the second in the last week.

Over the previous seven days, an average of 1,254 live virus tests were given to county residents each day. Compared to three weeks earlier, active cases were down 56%, hospitalizations were down 50% and there had been 2 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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