No new COVID cases in Jefferson, St. Lawrence Saturday; one retest positive

No new COVID cases in Jefferson, St. Lawrence Saturday; one retest positive
Coronavirus COVID-19 (Source: MGN)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Jefferson County reported no new COVID-19 cases Saturday, with the total number of cases since the pandemic began holding at 80.

However, county officials said, one person who tested positive more than a month ago has tested positive again, so that person has returned to mandatory isolation and the number of people considered recovered has decreased by one.

In all, the county now has 6,108 negative tests.

The number of people in precautionary quarantine went down by 62, but the number of people in mandatory quarantine went up by three, for a new total of 56.

In St. Lawrence County, the number of cases held at 213, with no increase Saturday.

One person remains hospitalized and there have been three deaths in St. Lawrence County from COVID-19.

In all, 13,642 people have been tested.

Lewis County does not report results on weekend days unless there is a significant change.

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