October 21, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 4/25

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Cortland: 32
Tompkins: 121
Cayuga: 47

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Cortland County remained at 32 Friday, the ninth consecutive day without a new confirmed case. In total, three people have died in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties.

The county Health Department was monitoring 29 people. Two people are hospitalized, bringing to six the total who have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 960 negative test results from health care providers. Twenty-nine people have recovered.

Tompkins County reports 121 confirmed cases among 2,961 tested people, the state Department of Health reported Friday, although the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported 119 cases. Two people have died, although neither was a Tompkins resident, state data show.

The Cayuga County Health Department reported no new cases Friday, remaining at 47. One person has died; none are hospitalized. Another 60 are quarantined and four are in isolation. It awaits test results on 23 people of 839 people tested.

Madison County talks reopening

Several Madison County committees will meet via Zoom video conference next week to touch base and provide updates as the county begins looking at plans to reopen. The meetings can be viewed live on Madison County, NY’s YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCgdcgWYfbnN6U0LxChcJWJA.

The meetings are:
• 10 a.m. Monday — Solid Waste and Recycling Committee.
• 9 a.m. Thursday — Finance, Ways and Means Committee.
• 10:30 a.m. Thursday — Government Operations Committee.