Broome Patients Test “Negative” for Coronavirus Infection
Officials say test results indicate two people in Broome County who had possible respiratory illnesses were not infected with the coronavirus.
The Broome County Health Department released a two-sentence statement late Tuesday morning revealing the results.
According to the statement, the results of testing in both patients are negative.
The statement also said no other people in Broome County are under testing and there are no confirmed coronavirus cases in the county.
The coronavirus death toll in China on Tuesday was reported to be 106.
The Broome County Health Department Monday announced two people who had recently traveled to China were being evaluated.
Both adults were advised to go home because they were not seriously ill. They were directed to remain in home isolation.
The health department reported the two people were complying with the directives and present no risk to the public.
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