Thursday, April 9, Coronavirus Cases - Monroe County has three new deaths since Tuesday, bringing the total deaths to 34, and 627 confirmed coronavirus cases, as of Thursday morning. 402 people are in mandatory quarantine. 86 patients are hospitalized.
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All Rochester Regional Health locations are taking diligent precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
“Rochester Regional Health constantly works to ensure we are thoroughly prepared for outbreaks like that of COVID-19," said Robert Mayo, MD, chief medical officer for Rochester Regional Health.
Rochester Regional Health is the first to use in-house testing for COVID-19 in Rochester, NY, and is providing drive-thru testing at Rochester General Hospital.
We have expanded the capabilities of our telehealth tool, Care Now, to offer virtual visits to diagnose and manage patients with COVID-19.
"We have enacted additional protocols to go along with our already robust standard procedures to protect our employees, patients and community. As the situation develops, we remain in tight collaboration with the county and state health departments and remain ready and adaptive as COVID-19 reaches our region.”