December 2, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 7/24

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Cortland County reports 4 new COVID cases

Cortland County reported four new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,609.

Another six cases were confirmed in Tompkins and Cayuga counties. The number of people who have contracted the virus increased to 15,369 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, nine of them confirmed positive. No one was hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 221 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 130,188 negative test results. The county has reported 65 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported four new cases Friday. The number of confirmed cases rose to 4,384, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,402,752 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported two new cases Friday. Confirmed cases rose to 6,385. The state reports 207,916 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

133,567 receive COVID vaccine in 3 counties

The state Health Department has reported that 23,829 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 49.8% of the county’s total population and 58.3% of its people over 18. A total of 47.2% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 70,544 people have received at least one dose, or 68.6% of the population and 76.2% of people over 18; 65.2% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 39,303 residents have received at least one dose, or 50.9% of the total population and 59.9% of people over 18; 47.9% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.93 million people have received at least one dose, or 62% of the state’s population and 74.3% of its people over 18; 564.3% of the total population is fully vaccinated and 67.7% of its people over 18.