October 21, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 5/13

Bagel shop worker tests positive

An employee at New York Bagels, 33 Main St., Cortland, has tested positive for coronavirus and the Corltand County Health Department advises people to entered the restaurant at these times to be tested:
• Friday — 7:30 a.m. to noon.
• Saturday — 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All staff, including the positive individual, were wearing a mask.

Health officials say management has been cooperative in the investigation and the restaurant will be closed for the next two weeks.

Cortland County reported two new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, raising the number of confirmed cases to 36.

In total, three people have died in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 23 patients; none is hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 1,481 negative test results from health care providers. Thirty-two people have recovered.

Tompkins County reported no new cases Monday, remaining at 132 confirmed cases among 5,265 tested people, the state Department of Health reported. The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported the same. Two people have died.

The Cayuga County Health Department reported no new cases Tuesday, remaining at 63. One person has died; none are hospitalized. Another 17 are quarantined and 12 are in isolation. It awaits test results on 390 people and has tested 1,307.