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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

LOWVILLE — Lewis County confirmed two new COVID-19 cases Thursday, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 40.

Thirty-seven of the county’s total number of reported cases have recovered from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, according to the county’s Public Health Department. Three people remain in isolation fighting the disease.

A total of 41 people remain in quarantine.

To date, 4,766 people have been tested in the county with 4,699 negative results and 27 results still pending. The county’s website was last updated with information in its COVID-19 update section as of 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

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