Twenty-eight new positive tests for coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, Sept. 16 in Dutchess County, according to the NYS Department of Health. That is the largest single-day total in two months.

On Tuesday, the most recent data posted by Dutchess County, the number of active cases being monitored by the county was 107, a drop of 9 from the previous day and COVID-19 hospitalizations were at 6, an increase of 1.

There was another new death attributed to the disease reported by the county, the third death in the last 10 days.

Over the previous seven days, an average of 1,299 live virus tests were given to county residents each day. Compared to three weeks earlier, active cases were down 53%, hospitalizations were down 40% and there had been 3 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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