The number of people quarantined in Tioga County due to the coronavirus continues to increase.
In a statement released Wednesday, legislative chair Martha Sauerbey said there has been one confirmed COVID-19 case in the county.
Mandatory quarantine has been ordered for 21 people. Those individuals have had close contact with someone who has tested positive but are not displaying symptoms; or people who traveled to China, Iran, Japan, South Korea or Italy and are displaying symptoms associated with coronavirus.
Eight people in Tioga County are in precautionary quarantine. They traveled to one of the five countries while COVID-19 was prevalent but are not showing symptoms.
Six tests are pending in Tioga County.
Sauerbrey said people should stay home if they don't have to go out. Those who do go out in public, should stay at least six feet from others.
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