COVID-19: 97 new cases, 1 more death reported Sunday

COVID-19: 97 new cases, 1 more death reported Sunday
Covid-19 cases (Source: MGN)

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WWNY) - Lewis County reports 7 new COVID-19 cases and one more death. The totals there rises to 875 and 12 respectively.

155 cases are active and 708 have recovered from the virus.

Three more are in the hospital. That number is now 15.

155 are in isolation with another 527 in quarantine.

21,927 have been administered in the county so far.

61 new cases reported in Jefferson County Sunday, the total there rises to 2,382.

Currently, 489 are active, 1,880 are active, and 13 have died from the virus.

19 are hospitalized and 4 are in assisted living.

Right now, 466 are in mandatory isolation with another 991 in mandatory quarantine. 891 are in precautionary quarantine due travel. 864 traveled domestically with another 27 travelling internationally.

42,138 tests have been administered so far.

In St. Lawrence County there were 29 new cases, bringing the total cases to 2,660. There are currently 24 hospitalizations.

The remaining metrics as well as the maps will be updated on Monday, January 4th.

Officials ask you to pay attention to how you are feeling and monitor any symptoms you may have. They also say that COVID-19 symptoms can take 2 - 14 days to appear after exposure and include:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

If you feel you may have been exposed or are showing symptoms, you can find COVID-19 testing sites at the Jefferson County Public Health website, in St. Lawrence County at:

  • St. Lawrence Health System 315-261-6240
  • Claxton Hepburn Medical Center 315-713-6655
  • Clifton Fine Hospital 315-848-8049
  • Community Health Center of the North Country (Canton) 315-379-8132

And in Lewis County by calling Lewis County Public Health at (315) 376-5453 or at Lewis County Health System’s drive-thru testing site located at Maple Ridge Center Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 11 AM - 1 PM.

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