July 29th, 2021

  • This week 21 new cases reported.   Since June 1st there has been a total of 8 breakthrough infections.
  • Delaware County has not received information from NYSDOH that the Delta Variant is present in Delaware County.
  • According to NYC Department of Health 72% of the cases in NYC in the last 4 weeks has been the Delta variant.  The Delta Variant has been classified by the CDC as a Variant of Concern-this variant is more likely to spread, cause reinfection or cause severe illness, as well as reduce vaccine effectiveness.
  • Only 47% of Delaware County residents are fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  Areas with lower vaccination rates have seen higher rates of infection.
  • Unvaccinated individuals should get vaccinated and continue to wear a mask until they are fully vaccinated.
  • COVID-19 vaccine prevents severe illness, hospitalization, and death; it also helps reduce the spread of the virus in communities.
  • If you have not been vaccinated yet please get vaccinated. You can find clinic sites at
  •  many pharmacies are offering vaccinations.    Public Health offers a COVID-19 clinic every Wednesday from 11am-1pm at 99 Main St., Delhi, NY 13753 and Delaware Valley Hospital 607-865-2400 and   Bassett Healthcare Network has COVID-19 vaccinations available in their clinics.

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Vaccine has become more readily available and there are more vaccination clinics open to ALL who are eligible.  We encourage all people who are eligible to get vaccinated at ANY available location.

Registration is open at the SUNY Oneonta mass vaccination site, to register go to-

For information about vaccinations go to


1-833-NYS-4-VAX (1-833-697-4829)

The COVID-19 Vaccination Hotline is open 7AM – 10PM, 7 days week, to help New Yorkers determine if they are eligible and schedule vaccination appointments.

For information about vaccinations go to


Delaware County NY COVID-19 Update

Due to limited testing capability, the number of positive cases does not reflect current illness.

Delaware County NY Covid-19 update for the week of 7/23/2021 – 7/29/21

Week Lab reports received New Positive Cases Active Positive Cases Hospitalized Cases
Number In Mandatory Quarantine

7/23/2021 – 7/29/21

92618 21 26 2 36
Week Total Positive Cases Cases Discharged/ Recovered COVID-19 Related Deaths

7/23/2021 – 7/29/21

2466 2388 52


Due to limited testing capability, the number of positive cases does not reflect current illness.

If you have any questions please call Delaware County Public Health Services at 607-832-5200

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