November 27, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 6/18

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Cortland reports no new cases, 1 death

Cortland County reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, the number of confirmed cases remaining 4,584 for the third consecutive day.

However, one new death was reported.

The number of people who have contracted the virus rose to 15,271 across Cortland, Tomkins and Cayuga counties since the pandemic began in March 2020. One new deaths was reported, the number of people who have died from the virus rising to 208.

  • The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 34 patients, 15 of them confirmed positive. Three people are hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 219 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 125,753 negative test results. The county has reported 64 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported three new cases Thursday. The number of confirmed cases rising to 4,249, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,391,172 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported one new case Thursday. Confirmed cases rose to 6,338. The state reports 200,615 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

129,708 get COVID vaccine in 3 counties

The state Health Department has reported that 23,014 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 48.1% of the county’s total population and 56.6% of its adults.

A total of 44.2% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 69,000 people have received at least one dose, or 67.1% of the population and 74.9% of its adults; 62.5% are fully vaccinated.

In Cayuga County, 37,694 residents have received at least one dose, or 48.9% of the total population and 57.8% of its adults; 44.6% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.23 million people have received at least one dose, or 58.3% of the state’s population and 70.4% of its adults; 51% of the total population and 62.3% 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.