Cuomo: 2 of 5 New NYS Coronavirus Deaths in Broome County
Governor Cuomo says two of the five people in New York state who died Monday due to COVID-19 were Broome County residents.
Cuomo Tuesday announced the other deaths involved residents of Erie, St. Lawrence and Queens counties.
The Broome County government website indicates there now have been 58 deaths related to COVID-19.
According to the governor, 14 new positive coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Broome County, bringing the county's total number of positive cases to 841.
The governor also said that New York's coronavirus travel advisory now affects people in nearly half of the nation's other states.
Cuomo said travelers from 22 states must self-quarantine for two weeks after they enter New York.
Cuomo added Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin and New Mexico to the list of states on the mandatory isolation list. Delaware has been removed from the list.
People who travel into New York from designated states with high COVID-19 rates are being directed to self-quarantine for 14 days.
Cuomo said travelers coming from those states are required to submit contact information forms. People who don't comply could face fines of up to $2,000.
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