CDC: Virus transmission mainly airborne

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 Friday, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 73.

The county’s total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus remains steady at 70.

There are three people in mandatory isolation and no people are hospitalized with the disease, resulting in three known active cases of the disease left in the county.

To date, 4,722 people have been tested with 4,649 negative results. There are no results pending, according to the county’s daily press release update.

There are 67 people in precautionary quarantine and nine people in mandatory quarantine.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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