Cortland County COVID-19 Wrap-Up for Saturday, March 5

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Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 numbers in Cortland County from March 1-4. It is based on recorded information from the Cortland County Health Department and the New York State Department of Health.

A full breakdown of numbers can be seen here in the county health department’s COVID-19 dashboard. The state’s COVID-19 testing tracker can be seen here.

On March 4, the county health department announced that the Center For Disease Control (CDC) classified Cortland County as an area with low transmission of COVID-19. Further information on the CDC’s transmission chart can be seen here.

As of March 3, there have been 10,311 total positive cases, 600 total hospitalizations and 114 deaths in the county. According to the state as of March 3, the daily average of positive tests amongst county residents is 3.3%. The weekly average of cases per 100K is 13.7.

As of March 3, the percentage of county residents fully vaccinated is 58.9%, with 62.1% of residents that are 5 years-or-older reported as fully vaccinated. Additional county numbers show that 55.4% of county residents are fully vaccinated with a booster shot.