December 2, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 6/14

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Cortland County reports 1 new case

Cortland County reported one new case of COVID-19 on Saturday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,583.

In all, four new cases were reported in Cortland, Tompkins and Cayuga counties, bringing to 15,266 the number of people who have contracted coronavirus since the pandemic began in March 2020. No new deaths were reported, the number of people who have died from the virus remaining at 207.

  • The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 66 patients, 28 of them confirmed positive. Seven people are hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 219 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 124,809 negative test results. The county has reported 63 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported two new cases Saturday and Sunday. The number of confirmed cases rising 4,346, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,389,083 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported one new case Saturday and Sunday. Confirmed cases rose to 6,337. The state reports 199,623 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

129,014 receive COVID vaccine in 3 counties

The state Health Department has reported that 22,870 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 47.8% of the county’s total population and 56.3% of its adults. A total of 43.4% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 68,691 people have received at least one dose, or 66.8% of the population and 74.6% of its adults; 61.9% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 37,453 residents have received at least one dose, or 48.5% of the total population and 57.5% of its adults; 43.4% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.12 million people have received at least one dose, or 55.7% of the state’s population and 67.3% of its adults; 49.1% of the total population and 60.1% of adults are fully vaccinated.

Public schools

Since the school year began, here are how many cases of COVID-19 have been reported at schools, according to the New York State Health Department.