COVID-19: region reports 1 new death, 74 new cases & 18 hospitalizations

COVID-19: region reports 1 new death, 74 new cases & 18 hospitalizations
COVID-19 Deaths (Source: MGN)

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) - The tri-county region reported another death Thursday from COVID-19. In addition, the North Country saw 74 new cases of the coronavirus.

There are now 18 people in Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties who are hospitalized due to the coronavirus.

Lewis County

Lewis County said a third person has died from COVID-19.

Officials also reported 10 new cases Thursday.

The county has had a total of 271 cases since the pandemic began.

Officials said 104 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 Thursday that 4 people are hospitalized and 74 are in isolation.

Another 412 people are under quarantine.

Since the pandemic began, 194 people have recovered from the coronavirus.

Jefferson County

Jefferson County reported 39 people tested positive Thursday for COVID-19, the highest one-day total since the pandemic began.

Five people are hospitalized; 127 people are in mandatory isolation and 671 are in mandatory quarantine.

Since the pandemic began, the county has seen 548 positive cases and performed 32,232 tests.

The county says 414 cases have recovered from the coronavirus.

St. Lawrence County

St. Lawrence County Public Health said 25 more people have tested positive for the coronavirus.

This brings the total number of confirmed positive cases to date to 673.

Officials said 128 cases are active and 9 people are hospitalized.

According to the county, 539 cases have been released from isolation.

To date, 104,727 people have been tested for the coronavirus in the county.

Copyright 2020 WWNY. All rights reserved.