January 23, 2022

Coronavirus briefs 6/24

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Cortland County reports 1 new COVID case

Cortland County reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases remaining 4,588.

The number of people who have contracted the virus rose to 15,278 across Cortland, Tompkins and Cayuga counties since the pandemic began in March 2020. No new deaths were reported, the number of people who have died from the virus remained 208.

  • The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring 15 patients, eight of them confirmed positive. Four people are hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 220 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 126,606 negative test results. The county has reported 64 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported one new case Wednesday. The number of confirmed cases rose to 4,353, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,393,236 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported no new cases Wednesday, the sixth consecutive day with no new cases. Confirmed cases remained 6,338. The state reports 202,090 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

130,614 receive COVID vaccine

The state Health Department has reported that 23,178 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 48.5% of the county’s total population and 56.9% of its adults. A total of 45% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 69,414 people have received at least one dose, or 67.5% of the population and 75.2% of its adults; 63.1% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 38,022 residents have received at least one dose, or 49.3% of the total population and 58.2% of its adults; 45.3% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.37 million people have received at least one dose, or 59.1% of the state’s population and 71.2% of its adults; 52.3% of the total population and 63.5% of adults are fully vaccinated.

Public schools

Here are how many cases of COVID-19 have been reported at schools, according to the New York State Health Department.