Cortland County Confirms First COVID-19 Cases


BINGHAMTON, NY (WSKG) – Cortland County has confirmed its first positive tests for COVID-19.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. (NIAID-RML via AP)

According to the Cortland County website, two individuals had tested positive for COVID-19 as of Saturday morning.

The county said it is not testing for COVID-19. Anyone displaying symptoms should call their healthcare provider.

Cortland joins Broome, Delaware, Tioga, Tompkins and Steuben as counties with positive tests. Broome County announced its first COVID-19 related death on Saturday. In Pennsylvania, Wayne County has a confirmed case.

Governor Andrew Cuomo said he soon expects positive COVID-19 cases in every New York county.