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Friday’s COVID numbers: St. Lawrence, Lewis counties report few new cases

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Published: Apr. 23, 2021 at 6:01 PM EDT
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CANTON, N.Y. (WWNY) - St. Lawrence County reported just seven new cases of CIVID-19 Friday, down sharply from the 18 cases reported Thursday, and the lowest number since Monday.

Lewis County also reported only a few new cases.

St. Lawrence County

The county’s seven new cases brings to 138 the number of active cases in St. Lawrence County, and 7.093 since the pandemic began last March.

The number of hospitalizations decreased by one, from 11 to 10, and no one new died from COVID - the number of deaths remained at 95.

In all, 6,860 people have recovered from the virus.

Lewis County

Lewis County reported four new cases of COVID.

No one new has died, while three people are hospitalized and 40 people are in isolation. In all, the county has seen 2,121 cases since the pandemic began.

2,050 people have recovered.

Jefferson County

Jefferson County reported an additional 15 cases Friday. (See related story: What’s behind spike in Jefferson County COVID cases?) But there were no new deaths to report, nor any new hospitalizations.

There are 161 people in isolation and another six hospitalized, and another in assisted living, so the number of active cases is 168.

Since the start of the pandemic, the county has seen 6,474 cases, and 6,222 have recovered.

Akwesasne

Also worth noting: The St. Regis Mohawk Tribe reported no new cases of COVID in Akwesasne’s southern portion Friday. There are now only five active cases under the tribe’s jurisdiction.

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