Albany County reports highest COVID hospitalizations since December

There are 52 people in the hospital with COVID-19 in Albany County. That’s the highest number since December.

The county reported 193 new cases of COVID since Monday, and 769 new cases since last Friday.

There were nine new hospitalizations since Monday and 30 since last Friday.

The county reported one new death – a man in his 50s. This brings the county’s death toll to 556 since the pandemic began.