ALBANY — There are 32 new reported cases of COVID-19 in Albany County from Thursday to Friday, 27 of which are associated with UAlbany.
There are 710 people under mandatory quarantine, up from 620 on Thursday. There are currently 129 active cases in Albany County, according to County Executive Dan McCoy.
Since the pandemic began in mid-March, there have been 2,782 positive cases with 2,653 who tested positive and recovered.
Of the new positive cases, 28 had close contact with positive cases, one is a healthcare worker or resident of a congregate setting and three did not have a clear source of transmission at this time.
There were no new hospitalizations of Albany County residents for the third consecutive day — seven county residents are currently in the hospital for COVID-19 — and the rate stands at .25 percent. There are no residents in the ICU and the death toll remains at 134.
As per a directive by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, any university that sees 100 cases over a two-week timeframe must stop all in-person classes and shift to remote learning. Right now, according to the UAlbany COVID-19 dashboard, there are, so far, 50 reported cases from the two-weeks beginning Sept. 12 and ending Sept. 25.
Over the last two weeks, there have been 43 cases of students living on campus and 47 students living off campus. There have not been any reported cases of employees working on campus.