SUMMARY: Broome County’s March 23 coronavirus update

first_imgN95 and surgical masksMedical gownsMedical plastic face shieldsMedical GlovesMedical shoe covers The county executive says other than the five who tested positive, 59 people have tested negative for the virus. There have been 163 tests in total with 99 of them pending. The county executive says the parks remain open but people cannot use the aforementioned facilities. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar says the county will open a donation center where people and businesses can drop off hospital supplies. For more coronavirus coverage, click here. Individuals can enter through the entrance that faces Wegmans and drop off these items. Donation Center Additionally, Garnar says 91 people have been placed in precautionary quarantine and 61 people are in mandatory quarantine. Unused items that can be donated include: Confirmed Cases The county says it is accepting only these items. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar signed an emergency order Monday that closes all public playgrounds, athletic courts and sporting fields amid COVID19 concerns. (WBNG) — Broome County Executive Jason Garnar says there are five confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the county. Supplies can be dropped off at the former Macy’s building in the Oakdale Mall. The location will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. It officially opens Tuesday. Garnar notes that this information was from 2 p.m. Monday. Garnar says county residents should stay home and avoid contact with others. Emergency order on county parkslast_img