Sheriff lifting travel restriction advisory

Sheriff lifting travel restriction advisory
St. Lawrence County Sheriff (Source: St. Lawrence County Sheriff's Office)

CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - St. Lawrence County Sheriff Brooks Bigwarfe is lifting a travel advisory he issued last month due to COVID-19.

The advisory will end just after midnight Friday, which also happens to be the date the north country will see a partial reopening of the economy.

Bigwarfe issued the a travel restriction advisory on April 7 because, at the time, the county had the most rapidly growing number of coronavirus cases in all of New York state.

“I appreciate the cooperation during this period in refraining from non-essential travel. Through your efforts we have kept the COVID virus from spreading even further,” said Bigwarfe in a news release. “Please remember to continue to be vigilant and follow all public health directives to help prevent a resurgence of COVID-19 cases.”

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