The latest report from The Otsego County Department of Health on COVID-19 numbers came out on Friday. There were 2 new cases of SUNY Oneonta students and on Sunday, Hartwick College reported no new cases with only one active case on campus; the total number of cases detected on campus since August 1, 2020 is 20. There have been 7 deaths related to the virus in Otsego County to date.

In Delaware County, Delaware County Public Health is reported on Friday that an 8th county resident had died due to COVID-19 complications. The individual’s age and gender were not revealed. there are 6 known active cases in the county and those people are receiving care at home. Fifty three (53) county residents are under mandatory quarantine and no one is in the hospital currently with COVID-19. Since March there are a total of 126 confirmed cases.

In Chenango County, the NYS Department of Health is reporting (10/2/20) that there are 7 active cases with 3 current hospitalizations related to the virus and 7 total deaths. 83 people are under quarantine. Since March the county has 253 confirmed cases.

The Governor and all of our county health departments are advising diligence with handwashing, wearing masks in public, and for everyone to continue with social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19.

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