Delaware County Public Health received nine positive lab reports for COVID-19 today.

COVID-19 is in the area, everyone should limit close contact with individuals outside your household in indoor and outdoor spaces.

Since people can spread the virus before they know they are sick, it is important to stay away from others when possible, even if you have no symptoms.

Stay at least 6 feet from other people; do not gather in groups; and stay out of crowded places and avoid mass gatherings.

Positive Results reported to Delaware County: 41
Positive Lab Reports Transferred: 5
Discharged(recovered): 5
Isolating at Home: 22
Hospitalized: 8
Deceased: 1
Mandatory Quarantine: 42
Precautionary Quarantine: 6
Tested: 248
Negative: 189
Pending: 18

Delaware County Public Health Services in partnership with the New York State Department of Health, local hospitals and healthcare providers is actively investigating these cases and providing guidance on reducing the spread (i.e., quarantine, cleaning and other recommendations) as appropriate.

New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered NY PAUSE will continue through April 29th. This is the order that all schools and non-essential businesses must stay closed through this date.