November 27, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 8/13

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No active cases in Cortland: First time in two months

Cortland County reported no new confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, the number of confirmed cases remaining at 91 the first time in more than two months that no active confirmed cases were in the county.

In all, 486 cases have been confirmed in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties and five people have died.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 138 patients, none of them confirmed positive.

The last time that happened was June 7, when only 20 patients were being monitored, the county had just 44 total cases and had tested 5,111. At its worst, the county had 15 active cases July 22 and 13 active cases on July 25 and 28.

On Thursday, none was hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 16,077 negative test results. Ninetyone people have recovered. The county has reported no deaths.

Tompkins County reported no new cases Tuesday, the number remaining at 234, according to the state Health Department. A total of 36,234 people were tested. Two people have died.

In Cayuga County, the state Department of Health reported four new cases Tuesday, raising the number of confirmed cases to state Department of Health to 161. The state reports 22,772 people have been tested. Three people have died.

Food giveaway set for Saturday

The Virgil United Methodist Church, 1196 Church St., Virgil, will have a free food give away from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday for those who need food. For questions, call 607-299-4042.