The county’s health director pinpointed the outbreak to two golf outings held in July, but no further information was provided about where the events were held. Ninety-six people have been put under mandatory quarantine because of the events, and officials were urging anyone who may have encountered someone who attended them to be tested.
Columbia County, N.Y. is tracking 15 new cases of the coronavirus that have been traced back to golf outings in the county, WNYT NBC 13 of Albany, N.Y. reported.
The county’s health director pinpointed the outbreak to two golf events held in July, WNYT reported. There are now 96 people under mandatory quarantine because of the events.
Officials are urging anyone who may have encountered someone who attended the events to be tested, announcing that a drive-thru clinic would be held on Sunday, August 9th at a local high school, WNYT reported.
The station’s report, which can be viewed at https://wnyt.com/capital-region-comeback/columbia-county-traces-15-new-covid-19-cases-to-golf-events-coronavirus-pandemic-/5815875/ did not provide any more information about the events or where they were held, and there was no additional information on the county’s official website.