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The spikes that adorn the outer surface of the coronavirus, which impart the look of a corona, when viewed through an electron microscope. CDC photo

WATERTOWN — Jefferson County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 93.

The county’s total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus remains at 84.

There are seven people in mandatory isolation and two people are hospitalized with the disease, resulting in nine known active cases of the disease left in the county.

To date, 7,797 people have been tested with 7,704 negative results. There are no results pending, according to the county’s daily press release update.

There are 92 people in precautionary quarantine and 34 people in mandatory quarantine.

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It would be nice to find out how those new cases got infected. Knowing the current infections and having people in quarantine would imply that the new cases come from outside the county. Are they tourists? Are they seasonal residents who don't self quarantine? Where is the follow up and the contact tracing?

Holmes -- the real one

This is essentially the same concern you posed last time. You insist on blaming outsiders.

The likelihood is that the infected people are either Trump supporters or they encountered Trump supporters. The majority of local Trump supporters have completely disregarded appropriate hygiene measures. They are the most likely spreaders of infection.



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