23 people across New York City died from COVID-19-related illness on Wednesday, and on Thursday there were 5,243 new positive cases of the virus statewide, according to information from Governor Kathy Hochul’s office .
The number of infections has remained stable in an apparent plateau over the past two weeks, but authorities continue to call for vaccination.
“I am so proud to see more and more New Yorkers getting vaccinated every day,” Hochul said in a statement. “It is extremely important that not only you get the vaccine, but also your family, especially children 12 and older. Let’s keep our children safe and in school by making sure they get immunized.
Locally, there were 112 new cases and three new deaths linked to the virus in Oneida County on Wednesday.
The positivity rate for the county was 4.5%.
There were 62 residents of Oneida County hospitalized (44 unvaccinated / 18 vaccinated) including 39 at the Mohawk Valley Health System, 11 in Rome Health and 12 outside the county.
The positivity rate for the Mohawk Valley was 5.38%.
Liens d’information COVID-19
• In Oneida County, vaccine appointments and walk-in visits are available at sites managed by the county.
To make an appointment, visit www.ocgov.net.
• Scheduling an appointment for a vaccine can also be done at: vaccines.gov.
• COVID-19 case numbers and vaccination rates are available on the Oneida County online dashboard at: https://bit.ly/3A85tLp
• To view COVID-19 information for Madison County, visit: https://on.ny.gov/3je8vr0
• The New York State Department of Health offers statewide information on COVID-19 at: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov
• To view a state-compiled COVID-19 Breakthrough Data Report, which displays COVID-19 breakthrough cases, hospitalizations, and in-depth data over time, visit: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny .gov / covid-19-breakthrough- data report
• To view state data collection on COVID-19 variants, visit: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-variant-data