Syracuse, N.Y. - The Onondaga County Health Department has received notification of a confirmed COVID-19 death, the first in Onondaga County.
Dr Indu Kupta said “I am deeply saddened for the family of this individual who are experiencing this loss. This sad news proves how important it is to take measures to protect ourselves, our families, and our community,” said Dr. Indu Gupta, Onondaga County Commissioner of Health.
“This individual was an elderly hospitalized patient, so there are no risks of exposure to the general public. For reasons of medical privacy, the Department will not release additional information,.