79 new COVID-19 cases in Oneida County

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On Tuesday, there were 34 COVID-19-related deaths across the state and by Wednesday, the seven-day average infection positivity rate was 2.33%, according to a release from Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office.

In Oneida County, there were 79 new cases and one virus-related death on Tuesday.

On Wednesday, Hochul continued the call for COVID-19 vaccination.

“New Yorkers have fought long and hard against the COVID-19 pandemic, and although I know life is returning to normal for many vaccinated people, we can’t get complacent and forget that there are thousands of new infections every single day,” Hochul said in a statement. “We have the vaccine and can defeat this virus, but our success depends on getting more shots in arms. I’m urging everyone who’s eligible to get their vaccine right away to protect their communities and end the threat of COVID-19.” 

COVID-19 info links

• In Oneida County, vaccine appointments and walk-ins are available at county-operated sites. To book an appointment, visit www.ocgov.net.

• Scheduling a vaccine appointment can also be completed at: vaccines.gov.

• COVID-19 case numbers and vaccination rates: https://bit.ly/3A85tLp

• To see COVID-19 information for Madison County, visit: https://on.ny.gov/3je8vr0

• The New York State Department of Health offers statewide information at: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov

• To see 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 see the states collection of data on COVID-19 variants, visit: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/covid-19-variant-data

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