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 five additional positive lab tests for the coronavirus. That brings the total of cases to 53. In Chenango County, cases are up to 65 and Otsego County is reporting 43 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 6 to April 13.

Credit: covid19tracker.health.ny.gov

In New York State, there are currently 195,031 cases of confirmed COVID-19.

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.