Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced updated COVID-19 micro-cluster focus zones in New York State today. Niagara County’s Yellow Precautionary Zone will be expanded. New Yellow Precautionary Zones will be added for Batavia, Genesee County, and for Rome and Utica, Oneida County.
Modifications to Current Micro-Cluster Focus Zones
The current Niagara micro cluster will be expanded to include other areas in the county that have had high positivity and increasing hospitalizations, meeting the metrics for yellow zone designation.
New Focus Zones
A new yellow precautionary zone will be established in Batavia, which meets the metrics for yellow zone designation and accounts for the majority of hospital admissions from the county over the past two weeks.
A new yellow precautionary zone will be established in the Rome and Utica areas, which account for the vast majority of hospital admissions from the county and meet the metrics for yellow zone designation.