Staff Report • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com
Otsego County’s Department of Health reported there were 20 positive tests for the coronavirus Friday, Aug. 27. The report comes a day after 33 cases were reported, the worst number for a day in Otsego County since March 2021.
In addition, two Otsego County residents have died from the virus this week, according to the DOH.
Otsego County remains at a high level of community transmission and therefore mask wearing indoors is recommended for everyone, even people who are vaccinated, according to DOH and CDC guidelines.
There are 98 active cases in Otsego County, including four people in the hospital, according to the county DOH in the Friday report.