May 12 Update on COVID-19 Cases in Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego Counties
We continue to keep you updated on confirmed cases in our tri-county region of Central New York. As of May 12, according to The New York State COVID-19 Tracker, the total number of cases rose to 111 in Chenango County. Delaware County Public Health is reporting 75 confirmed coronavirus cases where 3 have been transferred to their county of residence and in Otsego County, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is holding at 62.
According to the NYS Department of Health, there are currently 337,055 cases of confirmed COVID-19 in the state with 1660 new cases confirmed statewide yesterday. The good news is that the numbers are going down across the state.
Please note that the number of confirmed cases does not reflect the actual number of cases because of limited testing for the virus.
New York State Department of Health recommends that if you have a fever, cough or are experiencing shortness of breath, you should contact your health care provider to find out if you meet current criteria for testing. For more information visit covid19tracker.health.ny.gov or call the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.