Coronavirus Definitions

Total Positive Test Results – Number of people who have at least one positive COVID-19 test result.

Total COVID-19 Related Deaths – Deaths among individuals who have a positive COVID-19 result and whose deaths the Broome County Health Department has been notified of.

Total RecoveriesNumber of people who have a positive test result, meet the criteria for recovery and are released from monitoring by the Broome County Health Department.

Total Currently Monitored – Includes three groups:

1) People with a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 test result, who have not recovered yet (also known as active cases).

2) People who are a close contact to a lab-confirmed positive COVID-19 case. 

3) People coming to New York State after interstate or international travel.