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Monroe County, Rochester case, update and deaths


ROCHESTER, NY – This is the latest information on the coronavirus pandemic in Rochester and Monroe County on Monday May 11, as reported by staff at the Democrat and Chronicle and the USA TODAY Network. Read Sunday’s updates here.

COVID-19 Latest Monroe County Figures

New cases

There are 46 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 since 16 hours. updated on Saturday May 9.

These new individuals include:

  • 5 women in their twenties
  • 2 men in their twenties
  • 5 women in their thirties
  • 2 men in their thirties
  • 2 men in their forties
  • 4 women in their fifties
  • 1 man in his fifties
  • 4 women in their sixties
  • 3 men in their sixties
  • 7 women in their 70s
  • 1 man in his 70s
  • 4 men in the 80s
  • 3 women in their 90s
  • 2 men in the 90s
  • 1 females in its 100 years


There has been 1 new death since Saturday May 9, bringing the total to 148.


Of the 1,789 confirmed cases, 85 people are hospitalized, including 19 in ICU under ventilator.

* Hospital data does not include non-county residents hospitalized in Monroe County

Recovered from isolation

To date, 972 cases of isolation have been recovered.

To date, 1,200 people have been recovered from solitary confinement. This number reflects confirmed COVID-19 positive and known positive COVID-19 cases.


The three-day average of total daily tests in Monroe County is currently 993 per day (chain polymerization and antibody tests).

To date, a total of 20,303 PCR tests have been received in Monroe County.

Monroe County Dashboard Statistics

  • Test results received: 20,303
  • Negative results received: 18,514
  • Hospitalized: 85
  • Intensive care patients: 19
  • Confirmed cases recovered: 972
  • Patients released from isolation: 1,200
  • Isolated patients: 284
  • Compulsory quarantine patients: 722

Back to work: Cuomo says Rochester area will reopen some businesses starting Friday

The Rochester-Finger Lakes region may begin to reopen some businesses on Friday, and more business and social activities will follow in the coming weeks.

Governor Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the nine-county region has achieved state goals and is ready to embark on a gradual transition to normalcy. He made his remarks during his daily briefing, which was held in a regional health auditorium from Rochester to Irondequoit.

“This is the next step on this great historic journey,” said Cuomo.

Cuomo also said that the Mohawk Valley and Southern Tier regions may also enter the first phase of reopening.

A large part of the commercial, institutional and recreational activities of the state were closed under a decree of March 20 which aimed to reduce the number of COVID-19 cases by limiting interaction at work and in other groups.

Monroe County is offering free masks on Wednesday. May 13. How to get yours

Masks will be available at the locations of each city and suburban village between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday May 13. The first distribution took place on Saturday.

In Rochester, Mayor Lovely Warren said the masks will be mailed to all household mailing addresses in the city, at a cost of $ 168,754. Nearly 96,000 households will each receive five masks for a total distribution of nearly 480,000 masks.

Trillium Health Offers COVID-19 M-F Walk-In Test at Monroe Avenue Clinic

Walk-in tests for COVID-19 are now available from Trillium Health at 259 Monroe Ave.

The health service made the announcement Monday. Appointments are always preferred and can be made by calling their COVID-19 hotline at 585-545-7292. The clinic encourages testing among the following groups.

  • Community members who have symptoms of COVID-19 or who have been in close contact with someone with symptoms of COVID-19
  • Health workers
  • Essential workers
  • At least 16 years old

NY officials uncover 85 suspected cases of pediatric coronavirus disease

Authorities said they found 85 suspected cases of COVID-related pediatric inflammatory syndrome in New York State. Three children have died and two more are under investigation, said Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Most cases involve toddlers and children of primary school age. All the patients had the virus or had antibodies showing that they had been exposed in the past, Cuomo said.

At least one case has been tentatively diagnosed here, of a child from the Rochester area who was in the intensive care unit of Golisano Children’s Hospital in UR Medicine at the end of last week. An update on the status of this child was not immediately available on Sunday.

The syndrome can affect many organs and appears to cause symptoms that differ from breathing problems or other conditions often associated with COVID-19.

“I would tell parents if your child has nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, color changes or chest pain, you should call your doctor,” said Zucker. “The most important thing that parents should do is to be careful. “

– Steve Orr

City to resume bulk garbage collection on May 18

The city will reopen its bulk waste collection service on May 18 after suspending ion collection during the coronavirus epidemic, according to an announcement on the mayor’s official Facebook page. Residents who urgently need to remove bulk waste before that can dial 311.

Cuomo says nursing home workers will be tested twice a week

Governor Andrew Cuomo released new rules for state retirement homes on Sunday.

During his daily briefing, the governor said that all nursing home workers must now be tested for coronavirus twice a week, adding that the new rule was made possible by expanding the capacity of statewide test.

Cuomo also said the state will now ban hospitals from referring patients to nursing homes if they test positive before leaving.

The new measures are designed to combat the two main sources of infection in nursing homes: nurses, aides and other staff who unknowingly put the virus at work, and hospital patients with the virus who are sent back to nursing homes after a medical examination. procedures.

Although Cuomo sought to minimize the death toll in New York nursing homes on Sunday by pointing out that other states have a worse toll in some respects, the numbers here remain staggering: 5,018 COVID-19 confirmed or suspected deaths in state nursing homes until Friday; and 328 deaths in other adult care facilities.

– Steve Orr

New York and New Jersey concert halls face uncertain summer

Of all the summer staples hit by the coronavirus crisis this year, concerts and other shows are expected to be the hardest hit, with concert halls and promoters already losing millions of dollars.

The amphitheatres and arenas of New York and New Jersey can accommodate tens of thousands of people, and the venue usually relies on major artists who bring a crowd of spectators through the doors every weekend.

Now they are seen as potential epicenters for future coronavirus hotspots, and they will be, along with Broadway theaters and cinemas, some of the last spaces to open, according to New York’s four-phase reopening plan.


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