Albany County reports record high jump in COVID cases

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Albany County is reporting its highest number of new daily COVID cases since the pandemic began.

In a written update on Friday, County Executive Dan McCoy said there are 1,586 new cases.

Two more people died, a woman in her 40s and a woman in her 90s. That brings the county’s pandemic death toll to 484.

There are 113 people in the county hospitalized, a net decrease of 12.

There are 18 people in the ICU, down one from the day before.

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