ALBANY - The state released its latest numbers for COVID-19 positive tests by county Monday afternoon.
Statewide, there have been 20,875 people test positive as of Sunday, up from 15,168 people as of Sunday.
Of those who had tested positive by Monday, 12.305 (9,045 Sunday) hailed from New York City, 2,442 (1,900 Sunday) from Nassau County, 2,894 (1,873 Sunday) in Westchester County and 1,458 (1,034 Sunday) in Suffolk County.
Locally, Albany County remains the county with the highest number of positives at 127, according to the state numbers.
Albany County Department of Health Commissioner Dr. Elizabeth Whalen, however, warned Monday that as testing kits have become scarcer locally, she expected the local numbers of confirmed positives to slow in the coming days.
Officials called for more testing kits to be made available locally.
The full list of local counties is below.
- Albany County: 127 (up 4)
- Saratoga County: 53 (up 12)
- Schenectady County: 44 (up 5)
- Rensselaer County: 29 (up 3)
- Montgomery County: 3
- Washington County: 3 (up 2)
- Hamilton County: 2
- Warren County: 2 (up 1)
- Fulton County: 1
- Schoharie County: 1
The total number of tests conducted stood Monday morning at more than 78,000, at 78,289. That represents an increase in the number of tests of 16,739 in a single day.
A total of 2,742 tests have been administered in Albany County, an increase of 197 from the previous day. Saratoga County, the only other local county in the top 10 list of testing, has administered 1,202, up 164.
The full list from the state: Updated 3:03 p.m. Sunday, March 23
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