Editor’s Note: Each day health departments around the region are publishing updates to their websites, social media platforms, and sharing ‘situational’ data with local media. In an effort to bring all of that information together under one roof – we’ll be publishing daily ‘situational updates’. They will appear near the top of our homepage, and will be indexed at our own COVID-19 dashboard, which can be found by visiting www.fingerlakes1.com/coronavirus. Note that for counties that do not publish written updates – we will summarize the visual reports they share on those platforms or with local media.
This is your situational update for Friday, December 18th. Take a look at what local health officials are saying in your county as the day progresses. Each county issues updates at different times of day. However, all of the counties we’re tracking are publishing daily updates. Follow along below, or check out the table with the latest COVID-19 data from around the Finger Lakes.
New Cases: 69
Active Cases: 535
No written update. See Facebook Post here.
New Cases: 88
Deaths: 44 (1 new)
No written update provided. See Facebook Post here.
New Cases: 12
Active Cases: 43
“There are 12 new cases to report since our last update. 11 of the cases had known contact with a positive case. Additionally, there are 3 recoveries to report. Find the dashboard at https://arcg.is/1r1SzS.” [Keep Reading]
New Cases: 23
Active Cases: 165
Deaths: 22 (1 new)
“Unfortunately, we report 1 more COVID-19 death that is connected to the nursing home outbreak. Please keep them in your thoughts at this very trying time. We also have 23 new positive cases to report, 2 of them are tied to the nursing home outbreak. If you are contacted regarding being a positive case please be forthcoming and honest about your contacts so that we can attempt to slow the spread and not overwhelm our healthcare system. Also, if you are having symptoms and go for testing please make sure you are isolating until you receive your results. Stay home and away from others if you are sick.” [Keep Reading]
New Cases: 66
Active Cases: 479
Deaths: 128 (3 new)
New Cases: 70
Active Cases: 439
“It has been a busy day here at public health. We are currently investigating clusters of cases involving small gathering in homes and out at local bars and restaurants. Please remember that all activities that include removing your mask increase your risk of exposure to COVID. People may be asymptomatic but infectious. Continue to wear your masks and social distance. We are all in this together as One Wayne County. Stay Healthy and Well Wayne.” [Keep Reading]
New Cases: 3
Active Cases: 44
“COVID-19 update as of December 18th at 3:00 pm. One of the three new cases today was a close contact of previous positive case. We had seven more cases recover today.” [Keep Reading]