Onondaga Co. announces over 125 new cases of COVID-19 over last 7 days, County Executive McMahon urges everyone to stay home if sick

Coronavirus

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Onondaga County Health Department announced 26 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday. The county reported over 125 new cases of the virus over the last seven days, but Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon said a lot of those cases could have been prevented. 

On Twitter, McMahon said a lot of the new cases this past week were caused by people going to work with symptoms, which is preventable.

As of Sunday, there are 17 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Onondaga County, but the county’s COVID-19 positive rate remains below one percent.

For more news regarding Onondaga County and COVID-19, click here.


Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Live case map

Live Doppler 9 Map Center

CNY View

CNY View

CNY View

Oswego Area

Oswego Area

Syracuse Area

Syracuse Area