October 22, 2021

Coronavirus briefs 7/27

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Cortland County reports 1 new case

Cortland County reported one new case of COVID-19 on Monday, the number of confirmed cases rising to 4,612.

Another case were confirmed Monday in Tompkins and Cayuga counties. The number of people who have contracted the virus increased to 15,371 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 30 patients, 10 of them confirmed positive. No one was hospitalized. Since the pandemic began, 221 people have been hospitalized. The Cortland County Health Department has received 130,449 negative test results. The county has reported 65 deaths.
  • Tompkins County reported no new cases Monday. The number of confirmed cases remained 4,393, reports the state Health Department. A total of 2,403,529 people have been tested. Fifty-two Tompkins residents have died.
  • In Cayuga County, the state Health Department reported one new case Monday. Confirmed cases rose to 6,396. The state reports 208,415 people have been tested. Ninety-two people have died, the state reports.

Cortland hits 50% vaccination mark

The state Health Department has reported that 23,902 Cortland County residents have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, or 50% of the county’s total population and 58.5% of its people over 18. A total of 47.4% of the county has been fully vaccinated.

In Tompkins County, 70,678 people have received at least one dose, or 68.8% of the population and 76.4% of people over 18; 65.3% are fully vaccinated. In Cayuga County, 39,458 residents have received at least one dose, or 51.1% of the total population and 60.1% of people over 18; 48.1% are fully vaccinated.

Statewide, 11.99 million people have received at least one dose, or 62.3% of the state’s population and 74.6% of its people over 18; 56.6% of the total population is fully vaccinated and 68% of its people over 18.