October 23, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 7/1

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Cortland County reports no new COVID cases

Cortland County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, the number of confirmed cases remaining 4,591.

The number of people who have contracted the virus rose to 15,299 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 eight patients, four of them confirmed positive. One person is hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 221 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 127,563 negative test results. The county has reported 64 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported no new cases Wednesday. The number of confirmed cases remained 4,358, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,395,902 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported three new cases Wednesday. Confirmed cases rose to 6,350. The state reports 203,536 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

131,564 receive COVID vaccine in 3 counties

The state Health Department has reported that 23,353 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 48.8% of the county’s total population and 57.3% of its adults. A total of 46.1% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 69,781 people have received at least one dose, or 67.9% of the population and 75.6% of its adults; 64.2% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 38,430 residents have received at least one dose, or 49.8% of the total population and 58.8% of its adults; 46.6% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.52 million people have received at least one dose, or 59.9% of the state’s population and 72% of its adults; 53.9% of the total population and 65.2% of adults are fully vaccinated.