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Hundreds of new COVID cases in the Finger Lakes as New York sets new daily record with over 74K positives, 7K+ hospitalized

Another day and another daily record.

Governor Kathy Hochul reported 74,207 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the last 24 hours across New York. There were 336,469 tests administered. There were 606 new hospitalizations bringing the total number of hospitalized people to 7,373.


There were 76 deaths reported across New York.

As for the effort to get New York vaccinated- 95% of those 18 or older had at least one dose of the vaccine while 82.8% had completed both.

“As the New Year approaches, it’s more important than ever that we take the necessary precautions to keep each other safe in the face of the COVID winter surge,” Hochul said. “It’s up to all of us to make 2022 a safer, healthier year than 2021 was – get vaccinated, get boosted, mask up, and avoid large indoor public gatherings when possible.”


Here’s how new cases of COVID-19 broke down in the Finger Lakes:

Cayuga: 114
Cortland: 89
Livingston: 91
Onondaga: 844
Ontario: 136
Schuyler: 26
Seneca: 36
Steuben: 99
Tompkins: 191
Wayne: 102
Yates: 21

New deaths were reported in Schuyler, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates.

 

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