First COVID-19 Death in Herkimer County


HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WUTR-TV) — On Thursday March 26th the Herkimer County Government announced their first COVID-19 patient death. This is also the first death from the virus in the Mohawk Valley. The patient was an 85 year old Herkimer County resident with underlying health conditions.

Number of Coronavirus cases and testing:

  • 7 positive cases.
  • 49 people have tested negative.
  • 17 people are in mandatory quarantine.
  • 58 people are in precautionary quarantine.
  • 1 person has been released from precautionary quarantine.

For questions about COVID-19 please contact 315-867-1351.

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