Cortland County lost its 72nd resident to covid-19 this week.
It follows three fatalities from earlier this month by the local health department. The latest was confirmed in yesterday’s daily case report.
Weekly summarized data covering September 13-19 showed no additional deaths, but 13 new hospitalizations.
Community transmission remains “high,” as defined by the CDC.
The county’s positivity rate is more than 7% over the past seven days.
An estimated 58.9% of the eligible county population (12 and older) is fully vaccinated, increasing just 0.6% week-over-week.
Testing is up nearly 14%.