October 18, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 7/12

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Cortland reports no new COVID cases over weekend

Cortland County reported no new case of COVID-19 over the weekend, the number of confirmed cases remained 4,592.

The number of people who have contracted the virus increased to 15,322 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 209.

  • The Cortland County Health Department was monitoring three patients, one of them confirmed positive. No one was hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 221 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 128,699 negative test results. The county has reported 65 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported two new cases over the weekend. The number of confirmed cases increased to 4,368, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,399,363 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported two new cases over the weekend. Confirmed cases increased to 6,362. The state reports 205,881 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

132,602 receive COVID vaccine

The state Health Department has reported that 23,591 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 49.3% of the county’s total population and 57.8% of its adults.

A total of 46.7% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 70,176 people have received at least one dose, or 68.3% of the population and 75.9% of its adults; 64.7% are fully vaccinated.

In Cayuga County, 38,835 residents have received at least one dose, or 50.3% of the total population and 59.3% of its adults; 47.3% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.72 million people have received at least one dose, or 60.9% of the state’s population and 73.1% of its adults; 55.2% of the total population and 66.6% of adults are fully vaccinated.