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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 eight new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases to 158.

The county’s total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus remains at 114.

There are 42 people in mandatory isolation and two people are hospitalized with the disease, resulting in 44 known active cases of the disease in the county.

The number of individuals tested increased by 431 for a new total of 10,614, according to the county’s daily virus update. There are no results pending, according to the county’s daily press release update, and 10,456 results have been returned negative.

There are 461 people in precautionary quarantine (domestic traveler) and 195 people in mandatory quarantine.

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