Each Warren and Washington counties on Sunday reported COVID-19 deaths.
A Warren County resident of their 40s who was not vaccinated died. The individual didn’t have a big historical past of well being points earlier than contracting the virus, in keeping with a information launch.
In Washington County, a 72-year-old resident died after they just lately been hospitalized. The individual was not vaccinated.
Warren County Board of Supervisors Chairman Rachel Seeber stated that the county’s ideas and prayers are with the households of people that have misplaced family members. Seeber stated county officers have seen in latest months that COVID-19 doesn’t simply have an effect on older individuals.
“Our vaccination information exhibits that getting vaccinated considerably helps defend those that contract the coronavirus from critical sickness regardless of your age,” she stated in a information launch.
That is Warren County’s ninetieth loss of life because the begin of the pandemic.
Warren County has 4 clinics scheduled this week for first doses and booster doses. There can be one on Monday at North Warren Central Faculty from 3 p.m. to five p.m. Pfizer booster doses and first doses are being supplied.
There can be two clinics on Tuesday. The primary one is from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Glens Falls Center Faculty. Pfizer booster doses and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine can be found. There can be boosters and first and second doses supplied of all three vaccines on the Warren County Municipal Heart COVID testing trailer from 4:30 p.m. to five:30 p.m.
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There can be one other clinic on Wednesday on the Warren County Municipal Heart COVID testing trailer from 4:30 p.m. to five:30 p.m. Solely the Pfizer booster doses are being supplied.
Warren County Well being Providers reported 31 further COVID-19 circumstances on Sunday, together with 41 recoveries. Well being Providers is monitoring 296 energetic COVID circumstances as of Sunday. A complete of 284 of them contain delicate sickness.
Ten persons are hospitalized. Two are in essential situation and eight have average sickness. Two are reasonably sick outdoors of the hospital.
Twenty of the brand new circumstances are attributable to group unfold of the virus by means of workplaces, households and youth sports activities and indoor occasions.
The county’s weekly common virus positivity fee stands at 4.4%.
Eleven concerned residents of a nursing house. The county didn’t establish the ability, however The Pines at Glens Falls Heart for Nursing and Rehabilitation is coping with a COVID-19 outbreak.
A complete of 23 of the circumstances contain people who find themselves totally vaccinated. That brings the variety of “breakthrough” circumstances as much as 735, or 1.67%, out of 44,110 totally vaccinated residents.
A complete of 690 breakthrough circumstances concerned delicate sickness. Thirty individuals grew to become reasonably sick. Two individuals had been significantly sick and two critically sick. Eleven individuals died — all of them aged with intensive well being points.
This was the Washington County’s 51st loss of life because the begin of the pandemic. The county picked up 65 new circumstances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Ninety-six individuals recovered. The energetic caseload stands at 167, which is a lower of 32 from the final report.
Eleven Washington County residents are within the hospital — two lower than the final report.
About half of the circumstances have ties to different circumstances together with unfold by means of households, workplaces, and college and group actions. The remaining 33 haven’t any recognized origin of publicity.
Of the brand new circumstances added, 21 residents had been totally vaccinated. This brings the variety of breakthrough infections as much as 492, or 1.4%, out of 35,114 residents who’ve accomplished a vaccine sequence.
Of the breakthrough circumstances up to now, two individuals died, 12 had been hospitalized and the remaining had delicate or no signs.
The county additionally launched a breakdown of circumstances by location. Kingsbury had essentially the most with 86 adopted by Fort Edward with 22 and Whitehall with 10.
The seven-day common positivity fee is 4.4%.
Washington County’s vaccination fee stands at 57.4%. A complete of 60.5% of residents have obtained one dose of the vaccine.
Washington County has a clinic scheduled for Thursday from 3 p.m. to six p.m. at Whitehall Central Faculty. There can be one other clinic on Oct. 28 on the identical time at Argyle Central Faculty.
Registration is required for individuals receiving second doses or boosters. Go to washingtoncountyny.gov/coronavirus or name Washington County Public Well being at 518-746-2400 for extra data.
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