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Cayuga County COVID-19 surge has similar numbers compared to the last surge

The Cayuga County Health Department has released data showing that Wednesday there were 72 new cases of COVID-19.

The last time they were this high was Jan. 21 at 82 cases.

There are currently 320 active cases, the highest in 8 months.

44 of the 72 new cases reported Wednesday are unvaccinated people.

The total for unvaccinated people catching the virus since Aug. 23 is 595 out of 884.

22 residents are hospitalized and 12 of them are unvaccinated.

The following data relates to the hospitalized patients:

  • 3 residents in their 30’s
  • 2 residents in their 40’s
  • 6 residents in their 50’s
  • 1 resident in their 60’s
  • 4 residents in their 70’s
  • 2 residents in their 80’s
  • 4 residents in their 90’s