Rockland County's death toll from COVID-19 rose by 5% from Monday to Tuesday and overall cases increased by 1%, according to figures supplied Tuesday by New York state.

There have been 401 deaths in the county since the coronavirus outbreak began, up from the 381 fatalities reported by the state on Monday.

Rockland has had 9,568 people infected with COVID-19 since the county first began reporting cases, an increase of 111 cases from the total of 9,457 reported by the state on Monday.

There were 246 confirmed hospitalized COVID-19 cases in Rockland and 193 cases under investigation for the illness.

Of the 22,672 tests administered in Rockland, 42% have come back positive.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that the state suffered 481 COVID-19 deaths Monday, pushing the state's total to 14,828.

The governor also announced that New York will allow elective outpatient treatment in hospitals in counties without a COVID-19 surge. Rockland and other mid-Hudson counties are excluded for now.

Rockland and Westchester counties had an 8% hospitalization rate for coronavirus patients, Cuomo said.