For the first time in months, almost every county in the Southern Tier is reporting additional deaths due to COVID-19.

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Broome County Executive Jason Garnar reported November 3 on his facebook page another death, a man in his 90s, bringing the county’s death toll since the start of the pandemic to 102.  The total number of positive coronavirus cases in the county is at 3,659, an increase of 40 cases from the November 2 report.

Chenango County has reported another death, bringing its fatalities to eight.  There were three additional cases for a total of 428.

Cortland County has now reported its second death of the pandemic.  Cortland had reported only one death, unchanged for months.  Cortland’s total number of cases now stands of 874, an increase of eight from November 2.

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Delaware County did not add to its death toll with fatalities steady at nine.  There were 11 new cases in the County, however, for a total of 193.

Tioga County has reported three additional deaths for a total of 36.  Officials November 3 reported 20 new cases for a total of 741 since the start of the pandemic.

New York State reported 14 additional deaths for a total of 25,853 and there were 2,321 new cases for a total of 513,687 coronavirus infections since mid-March.

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