COVID-19 has claimed two more lives in Broome County: a woman in her 80s and a woman in her 50s and a nursing home is back on the County’s hotspot list for the coronavirus.

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While new cases in the general community have been in the majority over the past several weeks, County Executive Jason Garnar said in a facebook post that Bridgewater Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Binghamton is seeing a flareup.

Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Photo: Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Broome County added 75 new cases, yesterday reporting a total of 29-hundred coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.  614 of those cases are considered active.  Now, 88 people’s deaths are attributed to COVID-19.

For a second day, Tioga County reported another death attributed to the pandemic, bringing their total to 30.  There were 15 new cases reported for a total in Tioga County of 475.

Chenango County yesterday reported 17 new cases for a total of 330 and 7 deaths.  Cortland continues to struggle with a spike in cases with 23 new positive tests for the coronavirus reported yesterday for a total of 665 but the county has only reported one death.  Delaware County added two cases for a total of 145 and eight deaths.

Statewide there were 12 more deaths, bring the state’s death toll from the pandemic to 25-thousand 672. The total number of cases rose by one-thousand, 201 to 486-thousand, 480.


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