December 2, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 6/24

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Cortland County’s number of virus cases stays at 49

Cortland County reported no new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases remaining at 49.

In all, 336 cases have been confirmed and four people have died in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring nine patients; none is hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 7,335 negative test results. Forty-seven people have recovered. The county has reported no deaths.

Tompkins County reported no new cases Monday, the number remaining at 175 among 17,401 tested people, the state Department of Health reported. The Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center reported 175 cases. Two people have died.

The Cayuga County Health Department reported no new cases Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases remaining at 112. Two people have died; one is hospitalized. Another 32 are quarantined and six are in isolation.

CFCU reopens Cortland lobbies

CFCU Federal Credit Union announced Monday it would reopen a number of its branch lobbies, including one in Cortlandville, for limited hours starting today.

The credit union opened lobbies in Waterloo, Ithaca and on Port Watson Street in Cortland on June 15. Starting today, it opens the lobby at the branch on Route 281, Cortlandville, too.

However, the opening does come with a number of restrictions, the credit union announced: limited number of members at once, to maintain social distancing; identity checks; required face coverings for customers and staff; hand sanitizer will be available; high-touch surfaces will be disinfected throughout the day.

The lobbies at both the Route 281 branch and the Port Watson branch will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays.