Syracuse, N.Y. - Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon announcing today a ton of good news, and some bad.
He sadly reported that another person died a woman, 71-years-old.
The good news, the 7-day positivity rate 0.8%. There are 557 active cases. 79 news cases today.
McMahon said, “We are doing much better than other areas in NYS and if you look across the country we are blowing them out of the water". McMahon warned residents to stay vigilant.
He announced that County Health Director Dr. Gupta has released updated pandemic guidelines for school districts, which will allow more students into a classroom by reducing the distancing requirement from 6 feet to 3 feet if physical barriers are installed. McMahon said the county will help schools financially to get those partitions for the school.
CE McMahon announced that Onondaga County may clear the entire OnList of 10,000 seniors who signed up for pre-registration for the COVID vaccine this week.
He said they may do away with the ONList because so many Seniors have already gotten vaccinated.