Updated: April 01, 2020 01:45 PM
Created: April 01, 2020 12:09 PM
The Saratoga County Department of Public Health announced on Wednesday that there are now 131 confirmed coronavirus cases within the county.
Health officials say 18 people have been hospitalized.
The Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office and the Saratoga County Department of Public Health continue to receive calls about people gathering in groups and not adhering to social distancing guidelines.
“People need to understand that they are putting their loved ones at risk if they contract the virus but are asymptomatic,” said Saratoga County Director of Public Health Cathi Duncan. “Everyone should avoid gathering in groups both large and small or meeting people in person whenever possible while continuing to practice good respiratory hygiene. This is a serious virus, it can show up as mild symptoms in one person and make another person critically ill. Everyone needs to do their part in protecting themselves, as well as others.”
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