COVID-19 confirmed cases are climbing in Chenango, Delaware and Otsego Counties according to Delaware County Public Health and the New York State Department of Health's COVID-19 Tracker.

As of yesterday afternoon, Delaware County reported a total of 55 confirmed coronavirus cases. In Chenango County, cases are up to 68 and Otsego County is reporting 44 total COVID-19 cases. The chart below shows the trend in confirmed cases (orange) and the amount of people tested (blue) for Otsego County from April 7 to April 14.

Credit: covid19tracker.health.ny.gov

In New York State, there are currently 202,208 cases of confirmed COVID-19 with 7177 new cases confirmed statewide yesterday.

Please note that the number of confirmed cases does not reflect the actual number of cases because of limited testing for the virus.

New York State Department of Health recommends that if you have a fever, cough or are experiencing shortness of breath, you should contact your health care provider to find out if you meet current criteria for testing. For more information visit covid19tracker.health.ny.gov or call the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) 24/7 Hotline at 1-888-364-3065.