Update from County Executive Molinaro

August 30, 2021

Situation Update

  • 844 Active Cases (8/28 data)
  • 39 Hospitalizations
  • 464 Deaths
  • 4.57% Dutchess % Positive, 7-Day Average
  • 1,758 7-Day Average Tests Completed
  • 186,795 People with at least one Vaccine Dose
    • 63.6% of total population
    • 73.6% of 18+ population
  • 166,460 People with Completed Vaccine Series
    • 56.7% of total population

Dutchess County Dashboard

NY Forward Regional Dashboard

NYS Vaccine Tracker

Other Updates

  • FDA grants full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine
    • Note: The full licensure applies to the use of this vaccine in the 16+ population.  The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA) for adolescents 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain (moderately or severely) immunocompromised individuals.
  • NYS Department of Health has adopted orders for mandatory vaccination of healthcare workers statewide and universal masking in K-12 schools
  • Dutchess County DBCH is working closely with public and private schools to facilitate COVID testing and administer almost $6 million in ELC grant funds