19 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Jefferson County on Monday

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — Jefferson County Public Health is reporting a spike in COVID-19 cases.

Nineteen new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on Monday.

The following COVID-19 statistics are the most current for Jefferson County and are provided by Jefferson County Public Health:

  • 625 positive results
  • 457 individuals recovered
  • 1,045 individuals in mandatory quarantine
  • 606 individuals in precautionary quarantine
  • 162 individuals in mandatory isolation
  • 4 hospitalizations
  • 2 COVID-19 related deaths

The number of positive tests represents unduplicated cases. If an individual recovers and later tests positive again, the number of positive cases won’t increase to reflect that case.

A duplicate case affects the number of recovered cases reported, as that number would decrease if someone retests positive. That case would be added to the number of hospitalized cases or those in mandatory isolation, depending on their situation.

Jefferson County continues to participate with New York State to manage the outbreak of COVID-19.

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