11 St. Lawrence County residents remain hospitalized due to COVID-19

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ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — In St. Lawrence County, 11 residents remain hospitalized due to COVID-19.

This was reported in a daily update from St. Lawrence County Public Health on April 22 which also confirmed 18 new cases. There have been 7,086 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.

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Of the positive cases 152 remain active and 6,839 have been released from isolation.

Additionally, 95 St. Lawrence County residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

As of April 21, 298,733 COVID-19 tests have been performed in St. Lawrence County.

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Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health Systems and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Testing is by appointment only. Please call the hotline numbers below between 8a-4p if you have symptoms, you are an essential worker or feel you should be tested:

  • 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

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