(WBNG) — Broome County reported 50 more COVID-19 cases on Thursday from Wednesday, bringing the county total to 243 active cases. This is the highest number of cases ever recorded for the county. He also said over 1,000 county residents are in quarantine. 104 of those cases are located in Binghamton. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar tweeted Thursday that the county was training more contact tracers to manage the recent spike in cases. To see where cases are located in the county, click here. The number of people hospitalized did not see an increase. That number remained at eight from Wednesday into Thursday. In his Wednesday news conference, Garnar said the rise in cases is tied to bars and restaurants on the west side of Bingamton.