Cayuga County reports the highest positivity rate in the state just behind Lawrence County

The 7 day positivity rate for new cases of COVID-19 in Cayuga County has been 6.6%.

It’s the second highest county just behind Lawrence County which has a positivity rate of 6.9%.

71 cases were reported in two days, the highest in a two day period since January.


Hospital rates are the same, with 9 patients being treated for COVID.

There are no new deaths for the county, which currently has 91 COVID related deaths altogether.

49.4% of residents in Cayuga County are fully vaccinated.

A clinic will be held at the Scipio Fire Department, 3550 Route 34, in Scipio Center on Tuesday, Aug. 24 between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Moderna and Pfizer will be available and kids 12-17 may get the Pfizer vaccine with a parent or guardian present.


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