Albany County reports biggest one-day COVID spike since January

New coronavirus cases nearly doubled in Albany County from Tuesday into Wednesday.

The county reported 211 new cases in their Wednesday update. It’s the biggest one-day climb since late January.

Nine more people were hospitalized, bringing the number of hospitalizations to 61.

Sadly, a man in his 70s died.

County health leaders are once again urging for people to go get vaccinated, and wear masks indoors.