Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties report 71 new COVID-19 cases

Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties report 71 new COVID-19 cases
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - Saturday, some good news for Jefferson County, as COVID-19 recoveries outnumbered new cases by more than double.

The county logged 29 cases, along with 74 recoveries. Jefferson County’s positivity rate has fallen to 4.0%.

Sixteen people are hospitalized there.

St. Lawrence County reported 42 new cases. Seventeen people are hospitalized with the virus.

Neither county reported any deaths associated with COVID-19.

As of late Saturday afternoon, Lewis County public health officials have yet to update their coronavirus statistics.

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