October 24, 2021

Coronavirus brief 7/19

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Cortland reports one new case

Cortland County reported one new case of COVID-19 over the weekend, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,597.

The number of people who have contracted the virus increased to 15,343 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 19 patients, five of them confirmed positive. No one was hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 221 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 129,461 negative test results. The county has reported 65 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported two new cases Saturday and Sunday. The number of confirmed cases increased to 4,377, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,401,241 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported five new cases over the weekend. Confirmed cases rose to 6,373. The state reports 207,173 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

133,241 get vaccine

The state Health Department has reported that 23,731 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 49.6% of the county’s total population and 58.1% of its adults. A total of 47% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 70,376 people have received at least one dose, or 68.5% of the population and 76.1% of its adults; 65% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 39,134 residents have received at least one dose, or 50.7% of the total population and 59.7% of its adults; 47.7% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.84 million people have received at least one dose, or 61.6% of the state’s population and 73.8% of its adults; 55.9% of the total population and 67.3% of adults are fully vaccinated.