Cortland County COVID-19 Wrap-Up for Saturday, May 21

Here is a breakdown of COVID-19 numbers in Cortland County for the week starting May 16. 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.

As of May 19, there have been 11,464 total positive cases, 675 total hospitalizations and 121 deaths in the county. According to the state as of May 19, the daily average of positive tests amongst county residents is 5.3%, and the weekly average of cases per 100K is 23.3.

Since May 18, there have been five total hospitalizations, which puts the current total hospitalization count at eight. There was also one death on May 18.

The recent percentage of county residents fully vaccinated that are 5 years-or-older is 62.8%. Additional numbers show that 57.7% of county residents are fully vaccinated with a booster shot.