November 28, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 7/26

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Cortland County: 2 new cases

Cortland County reported two new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,611.

Another 19 cases were confirmed Saturday and Sunday 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 31 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 130,241 negative test results. The county has reported 65 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported nine new cases Saturday and Sunday. The number of confirmed cases rose to 4,393, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,403,500 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported 10 new cases over the weekend. Confirmed cases rose to 6,395. The state reports 208,354 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

133,934 get vaccine in 3 counties

The state Health Department has reported that 23,856 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 49.9% of the county’s total population and 58.4% of its people over 18. A total of 47.3% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 70,652 people have received at least one dose, or 68.7% of the population and 76.3% of people over 18; 65.3% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 39,426 residents have received at least one dose, or 51.1% of the total population and 60.1% of people over 18; 48% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.98 million people have received at least one dose, or 62.3% of the state’s population and 74.3% of its people over 18; 56.5% of the total population is fully vaccinated and 67.9% of its people over 18.