The Daily Star's four-county region of Chenango, Delaware, Otsego and Schoharie counties has had 8,199 confirmed cases of COVID-19, an increase of 27 (10 less than the previous report — Feb. 26), and 159 deaths (one more), as of 7:30 a.m. Feb. 27.

(in parentheses is change since previous report)

Chenango County 

Total cases: 2,397

New cases: 7 (+2)

Active Cases: 66 (-1)

Deaths: 53 

New deaths: 1 (+1)

Active hospitalizations: 9 (+1)

Recoveries: 2,195 

New recoveries: 5 (0)

Quarantines: 184 (+10)

Total tests: 79,948  

New tests:  530 (+275)

Daily positivity rate: 2.0

7-day rolling average positivity rate: 2.3

Delaware County

Total cases: 1,500

New cases: 14 (+3)

Deaths: 42

New Deaths: 0 (0)

Active Cases: 104 (+2)

Active hospitalizations: 10 (-1)

Total recoveries: 1,354

New recoveries: 12 (0)

Quarantines: 287 (+60)

Total tests: 55,870

New Tests: 347 (+33)

Daily positivity rate: 1.0

7-day rolling average positivity rate: 1.5

Otsego County

Total cases: 3,115

New cases: 12 (-12)

Deaths: 52

New Deaths: 0 (0)

Active cases: 107 (+2)

Hospitalizations: 6 (0)

Daily positivity rate: 3.0

7-day rolling average positivity rate: 1.5

Schoharie County 

Total cases: 1,187

New cases: 4 (-3)

Deaths: 12

New Deaths: 0 (0)

Total tests: 37,597

New tests: 558 (+8)

Daily positivity rate: 0.1

7-day rolling average positivity rate: 1.4

Source: local health departments/State COVID tracker

Coronavirus Case Count


Cases Confirmed: 113,496,396; Deaths: 2,519,163; recovered: 64,053,747

United States

Cases confirmed: 28,486,562; Deaths: 510,467;  recovered: n/a; tested: 347,722,229

New York

Cases confirmed: 1,624,213; Deaths: 47,389; Recovered: n/a; total tested: 37,547,888.

(Source: John Hopkins University Tracking COVID 19 Dashboard as of 7:30 a.m. Feb. 27). 

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