Another significant increase in new COVID-19 cases in Oneida County on Wednesday,

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with another 23 COVID positive test results.

Of the 23, county health officials say three are inmates at the Oneida County Jail, and five more are nursing home residents. Health officials have subtracted one positive case from previous total after further investigation.

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Oneida County's active case total is still on the rise, now at 196. That's an increase of seven from Tuesday's tally and is nearing another three-month high. Hospitalizations remained at 14 among county residents, 13 in-county at MVHS and one out of county.

And, the following potential public health exposures were announced Wednesday:


Time of exposure: 1 p.m. to 1:20 p.m.

Place of exposure: BJ’s Wholesale Club

Address of exposure: 400 River Road, Utica

Wore mask: Yes

Symptom monitoring period: 10/29/20



Time of exposure: 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Place of exposure: AMF Pin-O-Rama Lanes

Address of exposure: 1724 Genesee St., Utica

Wore mask:  Yes, except when eating

Symptom monitoring period: 11/05/20



Time of exposure: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Place of exposure: Top Of the Morning Cafe

Address of exposure: 414 Trenton Road, Utica

Wore mask: Yes, except when eating

Symptom monitoring period: 11/6/20



Time of exposure: 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.

Place of exposure: Walgreens

Address of exposure: 201 S. James St., Rome

Wore mask: Yes

Symptom Monitoring period: through 11/6/20



Time of exposure:   1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Place of exposure:  12 North Sports Bar

Address of exposure:  10125 Mulaney Road, Marcy

Wore mask: Yes

Symptom Monitoring period: up to 11/8/20

Herkimer County health officials reported two new COVID-9 cases on Wednesday. The active, known case total has grown to 26. Once again, Herkimer County reports no resident hospitalized for treatment of the virus.


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