36 new COVID-19 cases reported Monday, 540 remain active in St. Lawrence County



ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — St. Lawrence County Public Health reported 36 new COVID-19 cases on Monday.

According to Public Health, there have been 6,203 cases since the start of the pandemic, 540 of which remain active.

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Of the total number of positive cases 5,578 have been released from isolation and 18 are currently hospitalized.

There have been a total of 85 deaths related to COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County.

As of February 28 there have been 221,668 people tested for COVID-19 in the county. Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health Systems and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center by appointment only.

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The following hotline numbers are staffed between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. for anyone who is experiencing symptoms or feels they 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: 315-379-8132

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