Eight new positive tests for coronavirus were reported on Wednesday, Oct. 7 in Dutchess County, according to the NYS Department of Health.

On Tuesday, the most recent data posted by Dutchess County, the number of active cases being monitored by the county was 126, an increase of 1 from the previous day and COVID-19 hospitalizations were at 10, an increase of 1.

There were 1 new death attributed to the disease reported by the county.

Over the previous seven days, an average of 1,617 live virus tests were given to county residents each day. Compared to three weeks earlier, active cases were up 17%, hospitalizations were up 66% and there had been 5 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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