Tioga County reports three new deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic while the county passes the 1,000 case mile mark.

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Officials November 19 reported three more residents had died bringing the pandemic’s toll to 54.  Eight additional cases bring Tioga County to a total of 1,003 cases since the start of the outbreak.

Tioga was the only Southern Tier county to report additions to the fatality list.

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Elsewhere in the region, Broome County reports 65 new cases for a total of 4,484 and 112 deaths. Chenango County had six new cases for a total of 518 and has lost ten residents to the pandemic.  Cortland County reports 17 new cases for a total of 1,168 and one death while Delaware County had seven new cases, bringing the total since the start of the pandemic to 296 and 9 deaths.