COVID-19 recoveries increase, hospitalizations decrease in Jefferson County


JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — Jefferson County is continuing to make progress in the fight against COVID-19.

On the final Monday of June, Jefferson County Public Health Service reported 14 new recoveries, and a decrease in mandatory isolations, mandatory quarantines and hospitalizations.

Additionally, the county continues to report no new cases in nursing homes or assisted living facilities and no new deaths.

However, over a three day period, the county recorded 10 new positive cases. This resulted in the infection rate remaining steady at 1.0%.

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

  • 129,867 total individuals tested
  • 7,212 positive results
  • 1.0% positive, 14-day average
  • 7,110 individuals recovered
  • 54 individuals in mandatory quarantine
  • 1 individuals in precautionary quarantine
  • 15 individuals in mandatory isolation
  • 0 hospitalizations
  • 0 nursing home cases
  • 0 assisted living cases
  • 87 COVID-19 related deaths

Jefferson County officials are encouraging all eligible residents to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. To find an upcoming clinic, visit the county website.

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