COVID Cases Rise in Rockland, Pfizer Vaccine to Go Before FDA This Week

Rockland COVID cases continue to rise following the Thanksgiving break. The current 7-day rolling average in the yellow zone is at 5.8 percent, up from 3.55 percent last month. The FDA on Thursday is expected to start its review of Pearl River-based Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine, and the UK is expected to start distributing it there tomorrow.

COVID-19 by the numbers now, here in Rockland, we’ve got one in the hospital being examined, another 52 there have been confirmed with coronavirus, and a total of 1,953 active cases. The state says since the crisis began, we’ve had a total of 22,421 reported cases, 200 more than Friday, and the number of deaths in the county since the pandemic began remains where it was on Friday, at 707.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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