Syracuse, N.Y. – Onondaga County today reported 16 new cases of coronavirus since Tuesday, bringing the total to 3,953 cases since March.
There have been no new deaths from Covid-19 since Sept. 6, according to the county health department website. A total of 205 county residents have died from the virus.
There are 10 Covid-19 patients in local hospitals today. One of the patients is in intensive care, the county reported.
Of the 16 new cases, six occurred in households with previous infections; five were attributed to community spread; three were blamed on travel from outside the area; and two were still under investigation.
There are currently 125 active cases of Covid-19 in the county, up two since Tuesday.
According to the state health department, 1.2% of people who received individual diagnostic tests in Onondaga County were positive for the virus during the seven days ending Tuesday.
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