Broome County to distribute 30,000 masks Monday

first_imgFor a map detailing where cases are located on the county, click here. Check your school district’s website for more information. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar announced the county handed out 16,000 masks Friday. The county executive says an additional 10,000 masks will be handed out Saturday at the old Macy’s building in the Oakdale Mall and at Otsiningo Park. Broome County April 24 coronavirus update In total, 259 cases of the coronavirus have been reported in Broome County. There are 143 active cases of the coronavirus in Broome County. 17 people have died from the virus and 89 people have recovered. Masks distribution Garnar announced the deaths of two more Broome County residents Friday. center_img One was a male in his 80s and the other was a female in their 70s. On Monday, Garnar says 30,000 masks will be distributed at school-meal sites. Coronavirus numbers Masks can be picked up from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Garnar recommends going to these sites early. On Friday, UHS and Lourdes hospitals began taking down their coronavirus-testing tents. Garnar says the reason for the move is because they believe they are “flattening the curve.” He says the hospitals “are not in crisis mode.” Additionally, Garnar says few COVID-19 patients in the hospitals are on ventilators.last_img

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