ITHACA, N.Y. — The Tompkins County Health Department announced on Saturday that the number of positive cases has risen to 56, and two individuals have been hospitalized with coronavirus.
Confirmed cases of coronavirus are up 8, from 48 on Friday. There are no details on the conditions of those hospitalized.
The updated information from TCHD also included changes in reported statistics, with the county now reporting Total tested, Positives, Negatives, Deaths and Hospitalized.
“No one has died from the virus in Tompkins County, but as we see the numbers rise in New York and across the country, and as we’ve received many questions from the public, we wanted to be transparent,” said Tompkins County Public Health Director Frank Kruppa.
This story was updated to include comment from Tompkins County Public Health Director Frank Kruppa.