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Tioga County Reports 28th COVID-19 Death; Confirmed Cases Continue Increasing

Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Martha Sauerbrey has announced with great sorrow another death due to COVID-19. “I am sure this person had friends and family and are feeling loss today. Our deepest sympathies to you,” said Sauerbrey.

“We had all hoped the COVID experience would be over by now but not only is it not over, our numbers are growing beyond what we saw earlier in the year. There are cases of COVID-19 all over our county along with many other counties in our region.

“We must use caution as we go about our daily routine and be sure to practice good health habits, wear a mask, social distance and wash your hands. During the next few weeks, it would be good to limit your travel and social engagements to protect yourself from the chances of contracting the virus. If you do choose to socialize and spend time with people, remember to practice safe habits,” said Sauerbrey.

TIOGA COUNTY

COVID-19 UPDATE  OCTOBER 14, 2020

Tioga County Legislative Chairwoman Sauerbrey reported the following Tioga County COVID-19 Statistics:

  •  388 Confirmed Cases  Total confirmed cases, to date.
  •  437 Individuals in Mandatory Quarantine – These are individuals who have had close contact (6 ft.) with someone who has tested positive, but is not displaying symptoms for COVID-19; or individuals that have traveled to China, Iran, Japan, South Korea, or Italy and is displaying symptoms of COVID-19; or individuals who traveled outside of New York State to one of the states identified by the Governor with a mandatory 14-day quarantine period upon return.
  •  249 Recovered – Total number of individuals who had a confirmed case of COVID-19 and are now symptom and fever-free that meet the criteria to be released from Isolation.
  •  111 Active Cases
  •  28 Deaths

This is a snapshot of data provided to Tioga County Public Health at this point in time.

Administered tests are tracked in various ways. Test results are reported.