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COVID

This Week, 8 Cases Surface

This Week, 8

Cases Surface

CDC image of the coronavirus

COOPERSTOWN – Eight news cases of coronavirus have been reported locally this week, county Director of Public Health Heidi Board said this afternoon.

That raised the number of active cases in county from 10 to 13.

As of today, there were 105 total cases, up from 99 Monday.  The new total includes the 13, plus 87 who have recovered, and the five deaths experienced since cases first appeared in mid-March.

90-Year-Old, Three Others Off Ventilators
Reprinted From This Week’s
Hometown Oneonta, Freeman’s Journal

90-Year-Old,

Three Others

Off Ventilators

Bond Says COVID Seems Milder,

As Latest Victims Out Of Danger

By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

County Public Health Director Heidi Bond

COOPERSTOWN – A 90-year-old hospitalized with COVID-19 last week is out of the hospital and recovering, Heidi Bond, Otsego County Public Health director, reported yesterday.

CDC image of the coronavirus

“All the people who were hospitalized have improved,” she said. “No one is on a ventilator anymore.”

After a quiet weekend – no cases were reported on Saturday, Sunday or Monday – on Tuesday, July 28, one new case was reported in the Village of Cooperstown and two were reported in the City of Oneonta.

No New Cases Here In 14 Days

No New Cases

Here In 14 Days

CDC image of the coronavirus

COOPERSTOWN – No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Otsego County in 14 days, county Public Health Director Heidi Bond reported today.

“While this is very good news, it continues to be very important that individuals continue to practice social distancing and wear a mask when you cannot maintain a 6-foot distance,” Bond said.

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