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Onondaga County Hosts New COVID-19 Booster Clinic Amid Omicron's Continued Surge

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 remained elevated over the weekend in Onondaga County. County Executive Ryan McMahon reported in a tweet Monday there are currently 11,532 active cases of the virus.

McMahon said there were 91 new admissions to the hospital due to COVID-19 since Friday. The number of patients in intensive care is 219, 71% of which are unvaccinated.

Onondaga County will host a COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic at Tucker Missionary Baptist Church in Syracuse Tuesday. The clinic will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and around 150 appointments are available. Registration is required. You can sign up on the county's website.

Katie Zilcosky is WAER’s All Things Considered host and features reporter. She also co-hosts WAER’s public affairs show Syracuse Speaks. As a reporter, she focuses on technology, economy, and identity.