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Weekly covid summary from Cortland Health Department (Aug. 23-29)


Cortland County health officials issued their weekly covid-19 summary yesterday (August 30).

The report contains data from August 23-29, during which time there were:

126 new positive cases (76.2% were unvaccinated)
8 new hospitalizations
0 new deaths
Community transmission remains high, as measured by CDC metrics.

Since Friday (August 27), the county added 44 new cases and three new hospitalizations.

Currently, there are 146 positives; 318 people being monitored; and eight people hospitalized with the virus.

A total of 23,894 residents have completed their vaccine series — this represents 57.3% of those 12+ and 50.2% of the entire county population.


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