At least 50 students from several high schools have been exposed to the coronavirus at a house party in central New York City.
WKTV reports that teens from Clinton, New Hartford, Oriskany, Sauquoit Valley and Whitesboro school districts attended a party in Marcy, NY on Friday, October 23. Oneida County Director Anthony Picente Jr. said Wednesday that at least one person who was at the rally tested positive for Covid-19.
Picente is asking everyone who attended or are aware of the party to call the coronavirus hotline at 315-798-5431 to help the county find contacts.
According to WKTV, Picente said he was concerned that many of the same students who were exposed could attend large gatherings on Halloween weekend, thus spreading the virus that has killed more than 227,000 people in the United States.
The Rome Sentinel reports that Oneida County recorded 36 positive tests for Covid-19 on Tuesday, the highest daily figure since 38 were reported on July 17. The county reported a total of 2,735 cases on Wednesday, including 10 new cases among inmates in Oneida County. Prison, and 128 deaths in total.
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