Orange County’s COVID-19 red-zones test over 14 percent positive


ALBANY – Orange County’s COVID-19 red-zones including the greater Monroe-Palm Tree area and Newburgh, had a 14.38 percent positive rate reported to the state on Monday.

The statewide positive rate with the red zones was 1.40 percent; without the red zones it was 1.28 percent.

Local authorities have been instructed to enforce appropriate coronavirus protocols including social distancing, wearing of face masks, and washing hands often.

In the Mid-Hudson/Catskills region, the number of positive cases as of Monday were:

 COUNTYTOTAL POSITIVENEW POSITIVE
Columbia6262
Dutchess5,27112 (1 new death)
Greene42941
Orange12,93061
Putnam1,6989
Rockland16,82969
Sullivan1,6555
Ulster2,37711
Westchester39,06463

 

FOCUS ZONE9/27-10/3

% Positive

10/4- 10/10 % PositiveWeek to Date (10/11 – 10/12)

% Positive

Day Prior

(10/11)

% Positive

Monday (10/12) % Positive
Brooklyn red-zone focus area % positive6.69%5.86%5.37%4.54%5.94%
Queens % red-zone focus area % positive2.97%3.36%1.99%1.63%2.43%
Rockland % red-zone focus area % positive12.29%9.77%2.62%12.90%2.03%
Orange red-zone focus area % positive24.64%12.41%9.85%3.51%14.38%
All red-zone focus area % positive6.91%6.13%3.98%3.70%4.13%
Statewide % positive  with red-zone focus areas included1.25%1.18%1.26%1.12%1.40%
Statewide % positive without red-zone focus areas included1.02%1.01%1.17%1.05%1.28%
9/27-10/3

 

10/4- 10/10Week to Date (10/11 – 10/12)Day Prior

(10/11)

Monday (10/12)
Percentage of state’s positive cases coming from red-zone focus areas21.8%17.6%10.4%7.9%12.3%


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