21 new COVID cases reported, 19 people hospitalized in tri-county region

21 new COVID cases reported, 19 people hospitalized in tri-county region
COVID-19 Tests (Source: MGN)

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The tri-county region reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. There are now 19 people in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties who are hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

St. Lawrence County Public Health said 8 additional people have tested positive, bringing the county’s total number of cases since the pandemic began to 510.

Officials said 79 cases are active and 10 people are hospitalized.

According to the county, 426 cases have been released from isolation.

To date, 94,856 people have been tested for the coronavirus in the county.

There were 4 new cases to report in Jefferson County Tuesday.

Two people are hospitalized; 43 people are in mandatory isolation and 370 are in mandatory quarantine.

Since the pandemic began, the county has seen 399 positive cases and performed 29,132 tests.

The county says 353 cases have recovered from the coronavirus.

Lewis County announced 9 new COVID cases Tuesday.

The county has had a total of 202 cases since the pandemic began.

Officials said 71 of the recent cases are connected to an October 11 religious gathering at the Apostolic Christian Church in the town of New Bremen.

The county Public Health Agency said Tuesday that 7 people are hospitalized and 47 are in isolation.

Another 293 people are under quarantine.

Since the pandemic began, 155 people have recovered from the coronavirus.

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