The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that cases are on the rise across the Finger Lakes.
On Monday, just two counties in the rural Finger Lakes were considered to have ‘substantial’ spread. Now, several others joined that classification.
The CDC deems a county to have ‘substantial’ spread when it recovers 50-100 cases per 100,000 residents, or runs a positivity rate of 8-10%.
That’s when the indoor mask recommendation kicks in, too.
Cayuga, Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Seneca, Tompkins, and Wayne counties all were considered to have ‘substantial’ spread, per the CDC tracker.
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