Cortland County COVID-19 Wrap-Up for Wednesday, Jan. 12

Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 numbers in Cortland County from the week of Jan. 3-9 to Tuesday, Jan. 11. It is based on recorded information from the Cortland County Health Department.

On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the county reported 525 active positive cases, six hospitalizations, but no new deaths. Since Jan. 5, there have been 1,011 positive cases and 13 hospitalizations.

As of Jan. 11, there have been 9,641 total positive cases, 424 total hospitalizations and 90 deaths in the county. According to the county, the daily and 7-day average of positive tests amongst county residents is 20.1% and 16.8%, respectively.

Active positive cases between Jan. 5-11 have gone and fluctuated from 501 to 525. Hospitalizations have declined from 10 to six since Jan. 5.

According to the county health department’s COVID-19 update for the week of Jan. 3-9, there were 810 positive cases, 12 hospitalizations and no deaths.

Of the over 500 active cases as of 8 a.m. on Jan. 10, 286 of them self-reported that they are fully vaccinated. According to the county health department, county residents “who do not self-report they are vaccinated may be unvaccinated, chose not to provide vaccination status, or vaccination status was not collected during case investigation.”

As of Jan. 11, the percentage of county residents fully vaccinated is 57.2%, with 63.6% of residents that are 12 years-or-older reported as fully vaccinated. The percentage of county residents between the ages of 5-and-11 that is fully vaccinated is 19%. Additional county numbers show that 44.5% of county residents are fully vaccinated with a booster shot.