October 24, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 7/2

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Cortland reports no new cases

Cortland County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, the third consecutive day of no new cases, the number of confirmed cases remaining 4,591.

The number of people who have contracted the virus rose to 15,301 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 127,796 negative test results. The county has reported 64 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported one new case Thursday. The number of confirmed cases rose to 4,359, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,396,301 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 6,351. The state reports 203,800 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

131,731 locals get vaccine

The state Health Department has reported that 23,400 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 48.9% of the county’s total population and 57.4% of its adults. A total of 46.2% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 69,822 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, 38,509 residents have received at least one dose, or 49.9% of the total population and 58.9% of its adults; 46.7% are fully vaccinated.