The Daily Star's four-county region of Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties has had 34,372 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 354 deaths as of 3:30 p.m. March 25. This will be the final update, as only one local county is updating numbers on a regular basis. Latest numbers can be found at the state COVID Tracker.
County Population: 47,536
Total cases: 9,237
New cases: 27
New deaths: 0
Total tests: 207,367
New tests: 1,203
Cases per 100k, 7-day average: 9.0
7-day rolling average positivity rate: 2.1
Number of people with at least one dose: 30,896 (65.0%)
Number of people fully vaccinated: 29,006 (61.0%)
Booster doses total: 15,648
Total population rate: 32.9%
Eligible population rate: 58.3%
County population: 44,527
Total cases: 8,390
New cases: 51
Deaths: 100 (15 in 2022)
New Deaths: 0
Cases per 100k, 7-day average: 9.3
7-day rolling average positivity rate: 3.0
Number of people with at least one dose: 26,122 (58.7%)
Number of people fully vaccinated: 24,225 (54.4%)
Booster doses total: 13,761
Total population rate: 30.9%
Eligible population rate: 60.8%
County population: 59,749
Total cases: 12,082
New cases: 64
New Deaths: 0 (0)
Cases per 100k, 7-day average: 13.2
7-day rolling average positivity rate: 3.1
Vaccination rate (at least one dose): 66.5%
Number of people with at least one dose: 39,743
Number of people fully vaccinated: 37,196 (62.3%)
Booster dose total: 23,012
Total population rate: 38.5%
Eligible population rate: 66.8%
County population: 31,301
Total cases: 4,963
New cases: 12
New Deaths: 0
Total tests: 103,955
New tests: 505
Cases per 100k, 7-day average: 8.3
7-day rolling average positivity rate: 2.5
Number of people with at least one dose: 19,152 (61.3%)
Number of people fully vaccinated: 18,117 (58.3%)
Booster dose total: 10,271
Vaccination rate total population: 33.0%
Vaccination rate eligible population: 61.0%
Source: local health departments/State COVID tracker
Cases confirmed: 477,996,009; Deaths: 6,112,512; vaccine doses administered: 10,859,586
28-day: Cases confirmed: 45,645,643; Deaths: 184,533; vaccine doses administered: 398,068,288
Cases confirmed: 79,899,266; Deaths: 976,241; vaccine doses administered: 557,117,020
28-day: Cases confirmed: 1,079,086; Deaths: 34,137; vaccine doses administered: 6,580,696
Cases confirmed: 4,974,362; Deaths: 67,876; vaccine doses administered: 38,067,917
28-day: Cases confirmed: 55,991; Deaths: 641
(Source: COVID-19 Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University as of 3:30 p.m. March 25)
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Below is a collection of our stories and information about the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.
Hartwick College has updated its COVID-19 mask policy.
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The Oneonta Common Council Tuesday night, March 1, started with a bit of good news about COVID-19.
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The Delaware County Department of Health is allowing school districts in Delaware County to opt into a "test to stay" program to monitor the s…
The first day of the state-run COVID-19 testing site in Milford was busy Wednesday, Dec. 29.
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Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown and Cobleskill Regional Hospital have been placed on a statewide list of facilities that have occupancie…
ALBANY — A state-imposed freeze on "non-essential" elective procedures at hospitals that have become filled with patients amid a surge in COVI…
Otsego County's public health director is warning that the COVID-19 pandemic in the county has hit record levels.
Two area counties reported more COVID-19 deaths Tuesday
As the U.S. opened COVID-19 booster shots to all adults, local counties reported a surge in new cases and more deaths on Friday, Nov. 19.
Chenango County has reported another COVID-19 death.
With New York expecting its first shipment of the COVID-19 pediatric vaccines in the coming days, CNHI's New York bureau invited Dr. Joseph R.…
Three area counties have reported COVID-19 deaths.
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The New York State Division of Consumer Protection warned New Yorkers Thursday about the risks of using or buying fake COVID-19 vaccination cards.
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The Catskill Choral Society has canceled rehearsals and the planned Christmas with Brass Concert scheduled for this Dec.3 and 4, the organizat…
ALBANY — New York's business community is gearing up to comply with another new state mandate, this one requiring employers to have a plan for…
The recent uptick in COVID-19 cases had the Oneonta Common Council worried during Tuesday night's meeting.
ALBANY — With the 2021-22 school year set to open in just five weeks, school administrators say they are eagerly awaiting guidance from the st…
Nineteen new COVID cases, but no new deaths, were reported in the four-county region over the past week.
ALBANY — The question of whether health care staffers should be required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 has emerged as a hot topic among upsta…
A yearbook detailing people's experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic will be compiled by three Oneonta Girl Scouts and donated to the Greate…
Meeting in person Tuesday night for the first time since March 2020, the Oneonta Common Council discussed the city budget, made grant-related …
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ALBANY (AP) — New York plans to downscale its mass vaccination sites, including the one at SUNY Oneonta, to focus on communities where the few…
City health officer Diane Georgeson delivered her final pandemic report to the Oneonta Common Council at its regular meeting Tuesday, June 15,…
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The state COVID-19 vaccination site at SUNY Oneonta is now part of the state’s “Vax and Scratch” program. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Saturday…
Otsego County reported another COVID-19 death Friday, the county's 63rd and the region's 203rd.
Chenango County reported 42 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend.
State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras has announced SUNY campuses will adopt the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevent…
All New Yorkers 16 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID.
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Otsego County continues to report large numbers of new COVID-19 cases, with 47 reported Friday, March 5.
The Glimmerglass Festival has announced plans to perform outdoors during the summer of 2021 after canceling its 2020 season because of COVID-19.
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