Livingston Co. COVID Numbers Calming Again

The number of new cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County are again in the single digits.  County officials report on Thursday, there were four new cases, bringing the total cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County to 1934.  The number of active cases is at 60.

The state’s data for the first half of June shows the most common age ranges of positive COVID-19 cases in Livingston County are so far about the same as the month of May, with the exception of 21-30 rising since the beginning of June.

The report states this ‘may’ be a result of variants circulating, as both Delta and Alpha affect younger people more than the wild virus did.

The Livingston County Health Center is offering daily COVID-19 testing.  While the numbers remain high, they have improved over the past week.

The latest report shows

On June 8th, the Rapid Antigen test positivity rate was 13.1% and our PCR test positivity rate was 11.6%.

On June 17th, the Rapid Antigen test positivity rate was 7.38% and our PCR test positivity rate was 13.5%.

In the seven day period, the health center had 348 PCR Tests, or about 50 per day

There were 271 Rapid Antigen Tests Performed, or about 39 per day.

Vaccinations are available for those 18 and older on a walk-in basis, Tuesday and Thursday during normal hours.

The vaccination rate for Livingston County is 31.1% who have received one dose of the vaccine and 35% fully vaccinated.  The target is 50-80% vaccinated.

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