Cases of COVID are soaring across the Hudson Valley.

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On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo updated New Yorkers on the state's progress combatting COVID-19. 2.57 percent of all tests in the previous 24 hours came back positive and the state's 7-day positivity rate is 2.70 percent.

We cannot go back to where we were with COVID when the pandemic first struck - with the vaccine readily available and proven effective, there is no reason we should have to," Cuomo said. "If you haven't already, get your vaccination. It's safe, free and easily accessible."

In the Mid-Hudson Region, the 7-day positivity rate increased to 2.60 percent, up from 2.40 percent the previous day. Just one week ago the Hudson Valley's 7-day positivity rate was 1.72 percent.

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On Tuesday, 3,115 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in New York State, bringing the total to 2,144,333. A geographic breakdown for counties in the Hudson Valley is below:

  • Columbia County: 4 New Positive, 4,156 Total Positive
  • Dutchess County: 52 New Positive, 30,028 Total Positive
  • Greene County: 6 New Positive, 3,481 Total Positive
  • Orange County: 65 New Positive, 49,246 Total Positive
  • Putnam County: 9 New Positive, 10,792 Total Positive
  • Rockland County: 52 New Positive, 47,648 Total Positive
  • Sullivan County: 15 New Positive, 6,827 Total Positive
  • Ulster County: 16 New Positive, 14,202 Total Positive
  • Westchester County: 139 New Positive, 131,996 Total Positive

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