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

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Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 numbers in Cortland County for the week starting March 1. 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.

The transmission of COVID-19 in Cortland County is still low as of March 18, according to the county health department.

As of March 18, there have been 10,396 total positive cases, 607 total hospitalizations and 116 deaths in the county. According to the state as of March 17, the daily average of positive tests amongst county residents is 3.4%, and the weekly average of cases per 100K is 14.9.

As of March 17, the percentage of county residents fully vaccinated is 59%, with 62.2% of residents that are 5 years-or-older reported as fully vaccinated. Additional county numbers show that 55.9% of county residents are fully vaccinated with a booster shot.