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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 — For the first time since the beginning of the week, Jefferson County reported two new COVID-19 cases Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 283.

The county’s total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus grew by one to 272. There are 12 people in mandatory isolation and no one is hospitalized with the disease, resulting in 12 known active cases of the disease in the county. One person in the county has died from the disease.

The number of individuals tested is now at 25,007, according to the county’s daily virus update. There are no results pending, according to the county’s daily press release update, and 24,722 results have been returned negative.

There are 273 people in precautionary quarantine (domestic traveler) and 82 people in mandatory quarantine.

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