October 27, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 6/6

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Cortland: 44
Tompkins: 167
Cayuga: 102

Cortland County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Friday, the number remaining at 44.

In total, 313 cases have been confirmed and three people have died in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 23 patients; none are hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 4,726 negative test results. Forty-three people have recovered.

Tompkins County reported two new cases Thursday, raising the number to 167 cases among 11,294 tested people, the state Department of Health reported. The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported 165 cases. Two people have died.

The Cayuga County Health Department reported one new case Friday, raising the number to 102. One person has died; two are hospitalized. Another 44 are quarantined and 12 are in isolation.

Freeville to begin opening office

FREEVILLE — Beginning Monday, the Village of Freeville Clerk’s Office will be open for appointments from 8 to 11 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Call 607-844-8301 to schedule an appointment, or email the deputy clerk at deputyclerk@freevilleny.org.

To reduce traffic, residents are encouraged to continue using the drop box at the Village Hall entrance for any matters not requiring face-to-face contact. The drop box can be used for tax payments, garbage tag requests and paperwork for the clerk or code enforcement official.

To buy garbage tags, leave payment of $11 per sheet along with a self-addressed stamped envelope in the drop box or mail payments/stamped envelopes to the Village of Freeville, P.O. Box 288, 13068. Garbage tag sheets can also be purchased at Kinney Drugs in Dryden.

Village meetings will continue to be held via ZOOM.

State parks to accept camping reservations

The state will begin opening its beaches and accepting camping reservations on Monday. Camping facilities will open June 22.

This affects beaches and dayuse areas opening across the state, including Fillmore Glen State Park in Moravia. Entrance fees may apply Campers are reminded to practice social distancing, wear a face covering, respect the rules, and do their part to keep the campgrounds, parks and beaches open and safe. Camping capacity is limited and visitors must make an advance reservation.

Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-456-CAMP or http://newyorkstateparks.reserveamerica.com.

Online reservations are encouraged.