Washington County in top 3 worst COVID percentages in NY

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Coronavirus cases are surging again locally. Sadly, more people are also dying.

Washington County is in the top three of positive test percentages in the state. The county’s positivity rate is around 13%.

The county says a 45-year-old man who was not vaccinated has died. They also reported 77 new COVID cases in their Tuesday update, and 20 hospitalizations.

Schenectady County says a woman in her 60s has died.

MORE INFORMATION: New York State coronavirus dashboard | Vaccine tracker