August 19 Tri-County Coronavirus Update Shows New Confirmed Cases
The Otsego County Department of Health is confirming 1 new coronavirus case as of yesterday, however, there are no virus related hospitalizations at this time. There are currently 17 people in quarantine/isolation for close contact with someone infected.
In Delaware County, Delaware County Public Health is reporting one new case of COVID-19 with no hospitalizations and 20 people are in mandatory quarantine. That brings the total case count to 99 (number of cases since the beginning of the pandemic).
In Chenango County, the health department is reporting that there is one person hospitalized with COVID-19 with 96 people currently quarantining and since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, there have been 218 confirmed cases.
The Governor and all of our county health departments are advising diligence with handwashing, wearing masks in public, and for everyone to continue with social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19.