Albany County reports 43 new coronavirus cases; 1 new death

FILE - Eric Antosh has a nasal swab taken by a nurse at a COVID-19 testing site in Brooklyn. FILE - Eric Antosh has a nasal swab taken by a nurse at a COVID-19 testing site in Brooklyn. | Photo: AP Photo/Mark Lennihan.

WNYT Staff
Created: February 23, 2021 01:10 PM

Albany County is reporting 43 new positive cases of coronavirus. That includes 34 with no clear source of infection.

The five-day average has decreased to 66.4 from 71.

There are currently 519 active cases in the county, down from 569.

There are currently 60 people in the hospital, a net decrease of two.

Sadly, a man in his 60s has died, bringing the death toll to 346 since the pandemic began.

MORE INFORMATION: New York State Coronavirus Dashboard (for a breakdown of coronavirus in each county.)


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