December 6, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 8/11

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Cortland County cases still at 91

Cortland County reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Monday, the number of confirmed cases remaining at 91, although Cayuga County reported six new cases Monday.

In all, 481 cases have been confirmed in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties and five people have died.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 156 patients, two of them confirmed positive. None is hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 15,927 negative test results. Eighty-nine people have recovered. The county has reported no deaths.

Tompkins County reported no new cases Sunday, the number remaining at 234, according to the state Health Department. A total of 35,321 people were tested. Two people have died.

The Cayuga County Health Department reported six new cases Monday, raising the number of confirmed cases to state Department of Health reported no new cases Sunday in Cayuga County, the number of confirmed cases to 156, although the state Health Department reported 152 confirmed cases as of Sunday. The state reports 21,840 people have been tested. Three people have died.

Watch fire canceled in Lansing

LANSING — The Vietnam Veterans of America’s Finger Lakes Chapter 377 has canceled all POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremonies because of the coronavirus pandemic, the chapter announced in a release.

National POW/MIA Day is the third Friday in September, or Sept. 18 this year.

A watch fire that takes place at Meyers Park in Lansing has also been canceled, the chapter announced.