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

LOWVILLE — Lewis County confirmed another COVID-19 case as of Sunday morning, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 20.

Four out of five people that tested positive for the disease caused by the novel coronavirus as of Friday night tested negative for the virus with a different lab Saturday morning.

Eleven of the 20 confirmed cases have since recovered from the disease. Eighty-eight people are in quarantine and nine people remain in isolation fighting the disease.

To date, 1,116 people have been tested in the county with 1,055 negative results and 41 results still pending. The county’s website was last updated with information in its COVID-19 update section as of 9:45 a.m. Sunday.

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