December 6, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 8/20

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Cortland County’s virus cases rise to 92

Cortland County reported one new confirmed COVID19 case Wednesday, raising the number of confirmed cases to 92, ending a seven-day streak of no positive cases in the county.

In all, 494 cases have been confirmed in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties and five people have died.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 139 patients, one confirmed positive. None were hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 17,400 negative test results. Ninety-one people have recovered. The county has reported no deaths.

Tompkins County reported no new cases Tuesday, the number of cases remaining at 238, according to the state Health Department. A total of 39,979 people were tested. Two people have died.

In Cayuga County, the state Department of Health reported no new cases Tuesday, the number of cases confirmed to the state Department of Health remaining at 164. The state reports 24,314 people have been tested. Three people have died.