Both COVID-19 deaths and cases increase in St. Lawrence County on Tuesday

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ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — St. Lawrence County Public Health has again confirmed an increase in both COVID-19 related fatalities and new cases.

Sadly on Tuesday, Public Health confirmed that COVID-19 deaths increased by three and cases increased by 61.

There have been 3,358 positive cases of COVID-19 in the county since the virus hit the North Country, 946 of which are currently active.

Of the total number of positive cases, 2,361 cases have been released from isolation and 22 are currently hospitalized. There have been 51 deaths related to COVID-19 in the county.

As of January 11 there have been 155,326 people tested for COVID-19 in St. Lawrence County. Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health Systems and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center by appointment only.

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

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