Cortland County COVID-19 Wrap-Up for Saturday, Aug. 6

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

The county health department noted as of Aug. 5, the level of COVID-19 transmission in the county is low.

As of Aug. 4, there have been 11,896 total positive cases, close to 715 hospitalizations and around 125 deaths in the county. According to the state as of Aug. 4, the daily average of positive tests amongst county residents is 10.1%, and the weekly average of cases per 100K is 18.8.

The recent percentage of county residents fully vaccinated that are 5 years-or-older is 63.2%. Additional numbers show that 58.7% of county residents are fully vaccinated with a booster shot.

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.