Onondaga County Press Releases
County Executive’s Office  |  Health Department
September 17: Potential COVID-19 Exposure at a Local Church and Restaurant
September 11: Potential COVID-19 Exposure at a Local Restaurant
September 9:
Potential COVID-19 Exposure at Local Churches

Onondaga County Executive’s Press Briefings

Monday, September 21 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 4,041 (+16). Current active cases: 188 (+16). Total recovered cases: 3,653 (+0).

Thursday, September 17 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,969 (+16). Current active cases: 140 (+15). Total recovered cases: 3,629 (+1).

Monday, September 14 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,821 (+11). Current active cases: 123 (-53). Total recovered cases: 3,598 (+64).

Thursday, September 10 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,872 (+4). Current active cases: 171 (-2). Total recovered cases: 3,501 (+6).

Tuesday, September 8 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,858 (+5). Current active cases: 176 (+5) Total recovered cases 3,482 (+0).


Thursday, September 3 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,793 (+9). Current active cases: 175 (+0). Total recovered cases: 3,419 (+9).

Monday, August 31 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,763 (+15). Current active cases: 169 (-9). Total recovered cases: 3,395 (+21).

Thursday, August 27 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,691 (+16). Current active cases: 145 (+10). Total recovered cases: 3,347 (+6).

 

Monday, August 24 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,646 (+9). Current active cases: 190 (+8). Total recovered cases: 3,257 (+1).



Thursday, August 20 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,590 (+12). Current active cases: 167 (+1). Total recovered cases: 3,224 (+11).

Monday, August 17 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,551 (+9). Current active cases: 158 (-16). Total recovered cases: 3,195 (+25).

Thursday, August 13 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 3,488 (+8). Current active cases: 126 (+8). Total recovered cases: 3,164 (+0).

Monday, August 10 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 201. Total confirmed cases: 3,454 (+4). Current active cases: 113 (-12). Total recovered cases: 3,145 (+16).

Thursday, August 6 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 201. Total confirmed cases: 3,409 (+11). Current active cases: 120 (-4). Total recovered cases: 3,093 (+14).

Monday, August 3 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 200. Total confirmed cases: 3,373 (+4). Current active cases: 146 (-27). Total recovered cases: 3,032 (+31).


Friday, July 31 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 199. Total confirmed cases: 3,344 (+17). Current active cases: 162 (+7). Total recovered cases: 2,988 (+8).

Thursday, July 23 Press Briefing

Monday, July 20 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 192. Total confirmed cases: 3,169 (+11). Current active cases: 320 (-6). Total recovered cases: 2,662 (+17).
See the Community Spread Diagram here.

Thursday, July 16 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 195. Total confirmed cases: 3,103 (+37). Current active cases: 313 (+34). Total recovered cases: 2,600 (+0).

Monday, July 13 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 191. Total confirmed cases: 3,024 (+12). Current active cases: 288 (-54). Total recovered cases: 2,550 (+66).

Thursday, July 9 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 188. Total confirmed cases: 2,925 (+31). Current active cases: 301 (-28). Total recovered cases: 2,441 (+59).

Monday, July 6 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 188. Total confirmed cases: 2,844 (+21). Current active cases: 344 (-54). Total recovered cases: 2,317 (+75).

Thursday, July 2 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 188. Total confirmed cases: 2,765 (+26). Current active cases: 403 (-42). Total recovered cases: 2,179 (+68).

Monday, June 29 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 187. Total confirmed cases: 2,708 (+12). Current active cases: 443 (-53). Total recovered cases: 2,083 (+63).

Friday, June 26 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 184. Total confirmed cases: 2,647 (+16). Current active cases: 475 (+5). Total recovered cases: 1,993 (+11).

Monday, June 22 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 180. Total confirmed cases: 2,576 (+19). Current active cases: 504 (-20). Total recovered cases: 1,897 (+39).

Friday, June 12, 2020 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 166. Total confirmed cases: 2,389 (+23). Current active cases: 855 (-10). Total recovered cases: 1,373 (+31).

Wednesday, June 10 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 161. Total confirmed cases: 2,351 (+15). Current active cases: 910 (-19). Total recovered cases: 1,285 (+33).

Monday, June 8 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 156. Total confirmed cases: 2,324 (+19). Current active cases: 941 (+8). Total recovered cases: 1,232 (+9).

Friday, June 5 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 151. Total confirmed cases: 2,243 (+21). Current active cases: 917 (+5). Total recovered cases: 1,180 (+14).

Wednesday, June 3 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 144. Total confirmed cases: 2,182 (+30). Current active cases: 920 (+14). Total recovered cases: 1,123 (+13).

Tuesday, June 2 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 141. Total confirmed cases: 2,152 (+23). Current active cases: 906 (-3). Total recovered cases: 1,110 (+24).

Monday, June 1 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 139. Total confirmed cases: 2,129 (+25). Current active cases: 909 (+14). Total recovered cases: 1,086 (+9).

Friday, May 29 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 131. Total confirmed cases: 2,024 (+32). Current active cases: 843 (+21). Total recovered cases: 1,055 (+10).

Thursday, May 28 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 130. Total confirmed cases: 1,992 (+19). Current active cases: 822 (+8). Total recovered cases: 1,045 (+8).

Wednesday, May 27 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 127. Total confirmed cases: 1,973 (+14). Current active cases: 814 (-14). Total recovered cases: 1,037 (+24).

Tuesday, May 26 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 123. Total confirmed cases: 1,959 (+14). Current active cases: 828 (-7). Total recovered cases: 1,013 (+19).

Saturday, May 23 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 115. Total confirmed cases: 1,836 (+48). Current active cases: 736 (-29). Total recovered cases: 990 (+71).

Friday, May 22 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 109. Total confirmed cases: 1,788 (+36). Current active cases: 765 (+19). Total recovered cases: 919 (+16).

Thursday, May 21 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 108. Total confirmed cases: 1,752 (+42). Current active cases: 746 (+14). Total recovered cases: 903 (+27).

Wednesday, May 20 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 107. Total confirmed cases: 1,710 (+61). Current active cases: 732 (+25). Total recovered cases: 876 (+24).


Tuesday, May 19 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 105. Total confirmed cases: 1,649 (+35). Current active cases: 707 (+28). Total recovered cases: 852 (+15).

Monday, May 18 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 103. Total confirmed cases: 1,614 (+17). Current active cases: 679 (+7). Total recovered cases: 837 (+9).


Friday, May 15 Press Briefing

Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 90. Total confirmed cases: 1,543 (+20). Current active cases: 662 (+3). Total recovered cases: 796 (+11).

Thursday, May 14 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 84. Total confirmed cases: 1,523 (+35). Current active cases: 659 (+2). Total recovered cases: 785 (+21).

Wednesday, May 13 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 82. Total confirmed cases: 1,488 (+63). Current active cases: 647 (+47). Total recovered cases: 764 (+13).

Tuesday, May 12 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 79. Total confirmed cases: 1,425 (+31). Current active cases: 600 (+13). Total recovered cases: 751 (+14).

Monday, May 11 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 75. Total confirmed cases: 1,394 (+29). Current active cases: 587 (-22). Total recovered cases: 737 (+28).

Saturday, May 9 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 69. Total confirmed cases: 1,329 (+43). Current active cases: 588 (+27). Total recovered cases: 694 (+13). Potential exposure on Centro bus routes.

Friday, May 8 Press Briefing
Total deaths (including nursing home deaths): 65. Total confirmed cases: 1,286 (+52). Current active cases: 561 (+29). Total recovered cases: 681 (+20).

Friday, May 8 Press Briefing  Previous briefings archived here.
3 more deaths due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 44. Total confirmed cases: 1,286 (+52). Current active cases: 561 (+29). Total recovered cases: 681 (+20).

 

Thursday, May 7 Press Briefing
Total confirmed cases: 1,234 (+56). Current active cases: 532 (+27). Total recovered cases: 661 (+29).

Wednesday, May 6 Press Briefing
One more death due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 41. Total confirmed cases: 1,178 (+63). Current active cases: 505 (+53). Total recovered cases: 632 (+9).

Tuesday, May 5 Press Briefing
Three more deaths due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 40. Total confirmed cases: 1,115 (+27). Current active cases: 452 (+20). Total recovered cases: 623 (+4).

Monday, May 4 Press Briefing
One more death due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 37. Total confirmed cases: 1,088 (+41). Current active cases: 432 (+31). Total recovered cases: 619 (+9).

Sunday, May 3 Press Briefing
Two more deaths due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 36. Total confirmed cases: 1,047 (+53). Current active cases: 401 (+49). Total recovered cases: 610 (+2). Two more potential exposures-local business and Greyhound bus.

Friday, May 1 Press Briefing
One more death due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 34. Total confirmed cases: 947 (+27). Current active cases: 339 (+13). Total recovered cases: 574 (+13). Potential exposure at local business, public transit.

 

Thursday, April 30 Press Briefing
3 more deaths due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 33. Total confirmed cases: 920 (+44). Current active cases: 326 (+30). Total recovered cases: 561 (+11). Potential COVID-19 exposure at two local businesses.

 

Wednesday, April 29 Press Briefing
1 more death due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 30. Total confirmed cases: 876 (+35). Current active cases: 296 (+27). Total recovered cases: 550 (+7).

 

Tuesday, April 28 Press Briefing
Three more deaths due to COVID-19 in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 29. Total confirmed cases: 841 (+22). Current active cases: 269 (-6). Total recovered cases: 543 (+25).

 

Monday, April 27 Press Briefing
One more COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 26. Potential exposure at two local stores. 819 confirmed cases (+21), 275 active cases (+17), 518 recovered cases (+3)

 

Saturday, April 25 Press Briefing
774 Confirmed cases (+28), 244 Active cases (+8), 505 Recovered cases (+20)

 

Friday, April 24 Press Briefing
Two more COVID-19 related deaths in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 25. 746 Confirmed cases (+22), 236 Active cases (-43), 485 Recovered cases (+63)

Thursday, April 23 Press Briefing
One more COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 23. 724 confirmed cases (+29), 280 active cases (+11), 422 Recovered (+18)

Wednesday, April 22 Press Briefing
695 confirmed cases (+28), 269 active cases (-7), 404 Recovered (+35)

Tuesday, April 21 Press Briefing
One more COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 22. 667 confirmed cases (+21), 276 active cases (+13), 369 Recovered (+7)

 

Monday, April 20 Press Briefing
Two more COVID-19 related deaths in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 21. 637 confirmed cases (+13), 267 active cases (-9), 351 Recovered (+21)

 

Sunday, April 19 Press Briefing
One more COVID-19 related deaths in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 19. 637 confirmed cases (+13), 267 active cases (-9), 351 Recovered (+21)

 

Saturday, April 18 Press Briefing
One more COVID-19 related deaths in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 18. 624 confirmed cases (+26), 276 active cases (+5), 330 Recovered (+20)

Friday, April 17 Press Briefing
598 confirmed cases (+19), 271 active cases (-13), 310 Recovered (+31)

Thursday, April 16 Press Briefing
Five more COVID-19 related deaths in Onondaga County; total deaths now at 17. 579 confirmed cases (+16), 283 active cases (+5), 279 Recovered (+6)

Wednesday, April 15 Press Briefing
Twelfth COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County. 563 total cases: 26 new, 273 recovered.

 

Tuesday, April 14 Press Briefing
537 total cases: 17 new, 268 recovered.

Monday, April 13 Press Briefing
Two more COVID-19 related deaths in Onondaga County. 520 total cases: 26 new, 257 recovered.

Saturday, April 11 Press Briefing
Ninth COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County. 481 total cases: 25 new, 47 hospitalized (23 critical), 197 recovered.

Friday, April 10 Press Briefing
Eighth COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County. 456 total cases: 14 new, 49 hospitalized (25 in critical condition), 176 recovered.

Thursday, April 9 Press Briefing
Seventh COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County. 442 total cases: 20 new, 43 hospitalized (23 in critical condition), 154 recovered.

Wednesday, April 8 Press Briefing
422 total cases: 25 new, 41 hospitalized (22 in critical condition), 141 recovered. Potential exposures at two local businesses.

Tuesday, April 7 Press Briefing
397 total cases, 20 new, 119 recovered

Monday, April 6 Press Briefing
377 cases, 13 new, 15 recovered


Sunday, April 5 Press Briefing
364 Cases, 15 new cases, 28 hospitalized, 113 recovered.

Friday, April 3 Press Briefing
322 positive cases, 21 new, 87 recovered

Thursday, April 2 Press Briefing
Second COVID-19 death in Onondaga County. 301 Total Cases, 24 New Cases, 29 Hospitalized.

Wednesday, April 1 Press Briefing
277 Total Cases, 28 New Cases, 27 Hospitalized.

Tuesday, March 31 Press Briefing
249 positive cases, 194 active cases, 55 recovered

Monday, March 30 Press Briefing
55 people recovered, 21 new cases, 249 total positive cases

Sunday, March 29 Press Briefing
Cases rose by 48 bringing the total to 194; 5 cases have recovered.

Saturday, March 28 Press Briefing: Number of cases rose by 23, bringing the total to 146.

Friday, March 27 Press Briefing: Number of cases rose by 12, bringing the total to 123; 5 cases in teenagers–youth are not invulnerable; continue social distancing–no parties, no playdates, no pick-up games.

Thursday, March 26 Press Briefing: Number of cases rose by 30, total is now 111; cases have more than doubled since Monday; 26 of the cases in their twenties. Continue social distancing-no gatherings, no play dates, no pick-up basketball, etc.

Wednesday, March 25 Press Briefing: Number of cases rose by 21 bringing total to 81; 41% of cases are under age 40; 20 cases in their twenties.

Tuesday, March 24 Press Briefing: First COVID-19 related death in Onondaga County; number of cases rose by 7 bringing total to 60; potential exposure at Bethany Baptist Church on March 15.

Monday, March 23 Press Briefing: 8 new cases bringing total to 53; 57% are under age 50; potential exposure in local food market.

Sunday, March 22 Press Briefing: 9 new cases bringing total to 45; 40% are under the age of 40; new online assessment tool.

Saturday, March 21 Press Briefing: 21 new cases bringing total to 34; review of the response to date; dial 211 if you have concerns.

Press Briefing: Friday, March 20, 2020

13 total cases in Onondaga County; non-essential businesses statewide closed effective 8 pm on Sunday, March 22; Onondaga County Bridge Loan Program announced.

Daily Update: Friday, March 20, 2020

6 new cases bringing total to 13; hotlines are still active; stay informed, stay calm; Social/Emotional Health Taskforce created; donations from community; availability of daycare.

Press Briefing: Thursday, March 19, 2020

COVID-9 Emergency Fund; 21 currently in quarantine; outdoor parks will stay open.

 

Thurs 3-19

Daily Update Seventh case; physicians encouraged to use telemedicine; nutrition programs and innovative childcare updates; food infrastructure in good shape-don’t stockpile; 3pm daily press briefings start today.

Wed 3-18

Daily Update Third case of COVID-19 in Onondaga County; malls closing at 5pm today; Senior Nutrition Line and Child Care Solutions hotline up and running; no need to stockpile; continue social distancing; be respectful to the front lines.

Announcement: COVID-19 Community Support Fund to support nonprofits serving those who are impacted.

Tues 3-17

Daily Update

Press Briefing: Innovative child care, help for elderly and ‘flattening the curve’

Mon 3-16

Daily Update

Press Briefing: Onondaga County Announces First Case of COVID-19

Sun 3-15

Daily Update

Sat 3-14

Daily Update

Press Briefing: County Executive McMahon Declares State of Emergeny

Announcement: Upstate University Hospital opens Central New York regional triage line

Fri 3-13

Daily Update

Press Briefing: Local Preparations

Announcement: Governor Cuomo announces limits on public events and gatherings

Thurs 3-12

Daily Update

Wed 3-11

Daily Update

Tues 3-10

Daily Update

Mon 3-9

Press Briefing: COVID-19 Local Update