Two more people test positive for COVID-19 in Albany County

Coronavirus

A rendering of coronavirus via the CDC.

GUILDERLAND, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Two new cases of the coronavirus were reported early Friday morning in Albany County. The two are directly related to one of the individuals who tested positive for the virus in Guilderland.

The individuals were already quarantined in their home and are recovering, according to a statement sent by the office of County Executive Dan McCoy.

That brings the total of confirmed cases to four in Albany County.

Dan McCoy plans to brief the media on these new cases on Friday.

The Guilderland Central School District announced early Friday morning of school cancellations to hold staff development to discuss proper sanitation of the campuses.

“This is an evolving situation and I will continue to say that the numbers of positive cases will go up as more people are tested. I urge you to remain calm. The plans are in place to test and monitor individuals for this virus. I continue to advise everyone to stay home if you’re sick; wash your hands frequently; don’t touch your face and cough and sneeze by covering your mouth, preferably with a tissue and then throwing it out,” McCoy said.

More from NewsChannel 9:

For more local news, follow NewsChannel 9 on Twitter @NewsChannel9

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Johns Hopkins COVID-19 Live case map

Live Doppler 9 Map Center

CNY View

CNY View

CNY View

Oswego Area

Oswego Area

Syracuse Area

Syracuse Area