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Significant jump in positive results within Broome County

first_imgThe Broome County dashboard also reports that 1,234 people have recovered from the virus, while 82 people have died. Currently, two people are in the hospital from the infection. City of Binghamton – 42Town of Vestal – 21Town of Chenango – 8Town of Fenton – 4Village of Johnson City – 4Town of Union – 3Town of Kirkwood – 3Town of Conklin – 2Village of Endicott – 2 According to Garnar, the county received the highest number of positive test results for COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. The county executive said residents in Broome County need to exercise social distancing and regular hand washing to keep down the spread. Garnar expressed his concern, saying many of the cases are connected to community spread. According to Broome County’s COVID-19 Dashboard, the total number of active cases stands at 94, an increase from the 63 cases posted Thursday. IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Today we received the highest number of #COVID19 positive test results in Broome County to date. Many of these cases are tied to people gathering socially and visiting local establishments. (1/2)— Jason Garnar (@jasongarnar) September 25, 2020 BROOME COUNTY, N.Y. (WBNG) — Taking to social media Friday afternoon, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced his concern after a significant spike in COVID-19 positive test results, with “IMPORTANT MESSAGE” beginning his Tweet. The Towns of Windsor, Dickinson, Barker, Maine and Sanford each have one positive, active case. To see the dashboard, click here. As of this writing, the total number of cases per community are as follows:last_img read more