At least 5 COVID-19 deaths were reported Monday in the tri-county region. In addition, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties reported their highest number of COVID-positive tests since the pandemic began.
Jefferson Community College has turned down $2.5 million it received through the state’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative. The college had planned to use the money to create a technical center in downtown Watertown.
When it comes to COVID contact tracing, it’s the job of the county public health department. But with things so busy, people whose jobs have nothing to do with public health are now working to help public health.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled New York can’t enforce certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit by COVID-19. You shared your thoughts on that and other stories in the news.