Albany County reports 332 new COVID cases; fewer hospitalizations

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Albany County is reporting 332 new COVID cases in their Friday update.

Sadly, a woman in her 50s has died, bringing the death toll in the county to 469.

There are now 1,057 active COVID cases in the county – up from 962 the day before.

There are currently 55 people hospitalized with the virus, a net decrease of five from the day before. Five patients are in the ICU.

In a statement, County Executive Dan McCoy continues to urge people to get a booster shot and take proper precautions.

MORE INFORMATION: New York State Coronavirus Dashboard | Vaccine Tracker