COVID-19 Daily Briefing in Oneida County: Wednesday, July 22nd


ONEIDA COUNTY, N.Y. (WUTR-TV) — In Tuesday’s report, Oneida County confirmed 23‌ new‌ ‌positive‌ ‌cases‌ ‌of‌ ‌Coronavirus‌; This‌ ‌brings‌ the ‌total ‌to‌ ‌1,914.‌ There are no new COVID-19 related fatalities; the total number of deaths is 111. 225 cases are active, 18 patients are hospitalized, 5 of which are nursing home residents, and 1,578 cases are resolved.

The Coronavirus briefing with Oneida County Executive Anthony Picente and the Oneida County Health Department will be streaming live at 3 p.m. on our website 

In Tuesday’s update, the Herkimer County Government Facebook page reported 5 new positive cases of Coronavirus, the total is 229. 30 cases are active, 2 patients are hospitalized, 4 people have passed away and 195 patients have recovered.

Also on Tuesday, the Otsego County Department of Health confirmed 1 new positive case of Coronavirus, with the total at 93. 4 patients are currently hospitalized, 3 of which are in the intensive care unit. 5 people have passed away and 93 patients have recovered.

Yesterday Governor Cuomo said that 10 additional states meet the metrics required for the travel advisory. The full list now includes:

  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • New Mexico
  • Nevada
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin

If you’ve visited any of those states and enter New York, then you will have to quarantine for 14 days. 

Cuomo said As infection rates increase in 41 other states, our numbers continue to steadily decline, thanks to the hard work of New Yorkers and our incremental, data-driven opening. Yesterday, we had our lowest death toll since the pandemic began – and with no fatalities in New York City. While today’s numbers are encouraging, we must remain vigilant,” – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The next daily briefing will be Thursday, July 23rd.

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