Tri-county region reports 3 new cases of COVID-19

Tri-county region reports 3 new cases of COVID-19
COVID-19 test (Source: WWNY)

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) - Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Lewis and Jefferson counties Thursday. St. Lawrence County had no new cases.

Lewis County reported 2 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. That means the county has had a total of 40 cases of coronavirus since the pandemic began.

Officials said the 2 people who've tested positive for the virus are in isolation at home.

One other person is also in isolation and 41 others are under quarantine.

Officials said 37 people have recovered from COVID-19.

A total of 4,766 people have been tested for coronavirus in the county.

In Jefferson County, there was 1 new case, bringing the total number of people who have tested positive for the coronavirus since the pandemic began to 109.

Two people are hospitalized. A total of 93 people have recovered from the virus.

There are 13 people in mandatory isolation, 127 in precautionary quarantine, and 6 in mandatory quarantine.

Overall, the county has tested 8,709 people for the coronavirus.

In St. Lawrence County, the total number of confirmed positive cases to date remains at 225.

Nine cases are active.

One person is hospitalized.

Officials said 213 people have been released from isolation.

Since the pandemic began, 19,787 people have been tested for the virus in the county.

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