Low news is good news: 24 new COVID cases in Jefferson/St. Lawrence Counties

Low news is good news: 24 new COVID cases in Jefferson/St. Lawrence Counties
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WATERTOWN, N.Y. (WWNY) - The daily number of new COVID-19 cases remains relatively low, with officials from Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties reporting 24 cases Saturday.

Jefferson County reports 15 new positive cases. It’s 14-day average positivity rate sits at 3%.

Meanwhile, 19 people recovered from the illness. No deaths were reported.

St. Lawrence County reports only 9 new cases. Eleven people are hospitalized with the virus.

Like Jefferson County, St. Lawrence is reporting no deaths.

If Lewis County officials update their data Saturday, we’ll update this story.

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