November 28, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 9/8

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Cortland: 101 Tompkins: 339 Cayuga: 183

Cortland County reported three new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the long weekend, raising the number of confirmed cases to 101, as 31 new cases have been reported in Tompkins County.

In all, 623 cases have been confirmed in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties and five people have died.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 120 patients, seven of them confirmed positive. None were hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 20,338 negative test results. Ninety-four people have recovered. The county has reported no deaths.

Tompkins County reported 31 new cases between Friday and Sunday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 339, according to the state Health Department. A total of 74,228 people were tested. Two people have died. It has seen 91 new cases of coronavirus since Aug. 27.

In Cayuga County, the state Department of Health reported two new cases between Friday and Sunday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 183. The state reports 29,736 people have been tested. Three people have died.

Street rods show canceled

The 7 Valley Street Rods 28th annual fundraising car show set for Sept. 20 at Dwyer Memorial Park in Preble has been canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The safety and health of participants, spectators, as well as our own members is a primary concern,” the group’s board of directors said Sunday in a release. “We look forward to hopefully being able to continue this important event on Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021.”