Another death was also reported in Cortland County yesterday, adding up to 49 thus far during the pandemic.
Nursing homes so far account for 33 fatalities.
Active cases are now up to 318 and 27 people are in the hospital after four new admissions yesterday. Over 900 are still being monitored.
The county now totals just under 2,700 positives since March, with more than 2,300 recovering.
Next week, county health officials are set to begin vaccinating individuals who qualify under 1A of the governor’s phased distribution plan.
Appointments are required and verification of eligibility must be provided. (read more)
Tomorrow’s Meet Cortland County features Public health director Lisa Perfetti for additional details.
That airs every Saturday at 9AM on 101.5-FM and WXHC.com.