December 8, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 5/19

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County cases increase to 40

Cortland County reported one new case of COVID-19 on Monday, raising the number to 40.

In total, 252 cases have been confirmed and three people have died in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 42 patients; none is hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 2,129 negative test results from health care providers. Thirtyfour people have recovered.

Tompkins County reported two new cases Sunday, raising the number of confirmed cases to 141 among 6,819 tested people, the state Department of Health reported. The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported 139 cases. Two people have died.

The Cayuga County Health Department reported three new cases Monday, raising the number to 71. One person has died; none are hospitalized. Another 24 are quarantined and 10 are in isolation. It awaits test results on 38 people and has tested 2,001.