November 28, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 9/9

coronavirus particles

Cortland County reports 3 new cases; total now at 104

Cortland County reported three new confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday, raising the number of confirmed cases to 104, as Tompkins County has seen its case load rise 39% in 12 days.

In all, 632 cases have been confirmed in Cayuga, Tompkins and Cortland counties and five people have died.

The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 116 patients, nine of them confirmed positive. None were hospitalized, although six have been. The Cortland County Health Department has received 20,511 negative test results. Ninety-five people have recovered. The county has reported no deaths.

Tompkins County reported five new cases Monday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 344, according to the state Health Department. A total of 78,385 people were tested. Two people have died. It has seen 96 new cases of coronavirus since Aug. 27.

In Cayuga County, the state Department of Health reported one new case Monday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 184. The state reports 29,891 people have been tested. Three people have died.

Cayuga Health’s sampling site now near entrance of cinema

LANSING — Cayuga Health’s mass sampling center at The Shops at Ithaca Mall parking lot moved Tuesday toward the back of the mall near the Regal Cinema entrance.

The center will still be located in portable structures at The Shops at Ithaca Mall parking lot, the health network announced in a release. Regular hours for pre-scheduled drive-through testing will remain the same; 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays.

For questions, or to schedule an appointment, call 607-319-5708.