Essex County, NY, going on 10 days without COVID case

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Updated: Jun. 4, 2021 at 8:38 AM EDT
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ELIZABETHTOWN, N.Y. (WCAX) - Essex County, New York, is going on 10 consecutive days without a new COVID case.

Essex County Health Department officials say there is a direct correlation between the drop in cases and the increasing percentage of the community that’s been vaccinated.

As of Wednesday, 66.5% of those 18 and older are partially vaccinated.

As of Thursday, Essex County had a total of 1,642 confirmed cases and 27 deaths.

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