Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared Mon that, starting Tuesday, March 23 at 8 a.m., New Yorkers 50 years of age and elderly will meet the requirements to get COVID-19 vaccine.
Regarding to a media release, more than 1.65 million doses have been implemented through NY mass vaccination sites and FEMA sites up to now. Delivery of the week 15 allocation will begin mid-week.
Because of limited resource, New Yorkers “should remain patient and are advised not to arrive at vaccination sites without an session,” according to a marketing release.
The “Am I Eligible” testing tool on the state dept. of Health website has been modified for folks with comorbidities and root conditions with new consultations released over a moving basis over the next weeks, the release said.
Locally new cases of COVID-19 continue being reported.
Chenango County reported 42 new circumstance of COVID-19 over the weekend.
Corresponding to a Mon media release from Chenango State Public Health, there were 90 active situations in the state, with eight people hospitalized and 313 under active quarantine.
The county has recorded 2,651 confirmed cases and 64 deaths because the pandemic began.
Delaware County reported 32 new conditions Monday.
Corresponding to a media release from Delaware State Public Health, there have been 115 active conditions, with six people hospitalized and 224 under mandatory quarantine. The state has saved 1,824 conditions and 45 fatalities because the pandemic began.
Otsego County did not issue a written report Mon. The March 21 article on the Otsego Region Health Division website said there have been 12 new situations. There have been 166 active cases at that time, with nine people hospitalized.
The daily positivity rate was 1.9% and the seven-day average was 2.3% The county had recorded 3,634 conditions and 54 fatalities as of Sunday.
Hartwick College reported no new instances Monday. Relating to its website, there were five active instances on Mon. The 14-day average was 23 instances. There have been 156 conditions on campus since Jan. 4.
SUNY Oneonta had 18 positive instances in students isolation off campus and nine circumstances in students isolating on campus, according to the SUNY COVID-19 Tracker website. There were 16 students in required quarantine.
Schoharie Region reported 9 new cases Mon. It has documented 1,348 circumstances and 13 deaths, in line with the status COVID-19 Tracker website.
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