Albany County reports 67 new positive COVID-19 cases

Albany County reports 67 new positive COVID-19 cases

WNYT Staff
Updated: November 28, 2020 03:33 PM
Created: November 28, 2020 02:39 PM

Albany County Executive Dan McCoy announced Saturday that there is an increase of 67 new positive coronavirus cases since Friday in the county. Total cases is now 5,558.

McCoy says among the new positive cases, 15 had close contact with positive cases, 51 did not have a clear source of infection at this time and one healthcare worker or resident of a congregate setting, though not from Shaker Place Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

The 5-day average for new daily positives increased to 103.4 from 99.2.

There were 6 new COVID-19 related deaths overnight. They include a woman in her 50’s, a woman in her 60’s, a man and woman in their 70’s, and a man and a woman in their 80’s.

Below is next week’s schedule for Albany County’s COVID-19 mobile testing sites, a collaboration with the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Health Center. Testing is for those experiencing symptoms, essential workers and those returning to work by appointment only, after being screened over the phone. To be screened, please call (518) 465-4771.

Locations & Dates for the Week of November 30 (Please note new location starting Friday, December 4. Drive-thru is encouraged at the Whitney Young and Watervliet locations, but walk-ups are still welcome)

The full updated schedule, along with other testing site options, can be found at the Albany County website here.

Whitney Young Health Dental Building (rear of building) – 900 Lark Drive, Albany (now has drive-thru option)

• Monday, November 30: 1pm – 4pm

Watervliet Administrative Building, 1804 Second Ave, Watervliet (Mobile Site now has drive-thru option)

• Wednesday, December 2: 1pm – 4pm

Times Union Center, (new location) 51 South Pearl St, Albany, NY 12207 (no drive thru option available)

• Friday, December 4: 1pm – 4pm

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