Statewide seven-day average positivity rate for COVID-19 is 3.09%

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There were 11 COVID-19 related deaths across the state on Sunday and as of Monday afternoon, the statewide seven-day average positivity rate was computed at 3.09%, according to information from Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.

In Oneida County, there were 32 new cases of COVID-19 on Aug. 15, and there have been no virus-related deaths since Aug.10.

"We continue to fight COVID-19 across the state each and every day, but vaccinations are the key to our success and more New Yorkers need to get their shots," Cuomo said in a statement. "We've maintained vaccination sites conveniently located throughout New York State, and residents can make appointments or simply walk in to get their shots. I implore anyone who is eligible and hasn't yet taken the vaccine to do so right away—it's a safe step we can all take to protect our families, friends and all New Yorkers."

COVID-19 information 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 are available on Oneida County’s online Dashboard at: https://bit.ly/3A85tLp

The New York State Department of Health offers statewide information on COVID-19 at: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov

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