Jefferson County continues to report no new COVID-19 deaths

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — In a daily report on Tuesday, Jefferson County, once again, reported no new COVID-19 deaths.

This is following a trend in previous weeks, with few COVID-19 fatalities.

However, since the start of the pandemic, 87 county residents have lost their lives to the virus.

Additionally on Tuesday, Jefferson County Public Health confirmed that out of 112 processed COVID-19 tests, two were positive.

The COVID-19 infection rate also ticked upwards, moving from 0.9% to 1.0% on June 15, 2021.

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

  • 126,090 total individuals tested
  • 7,174 positive results
  • 1.0% positive, 14-day average
  • 7,050 individuals recovered
  • 74 individuals in mandatory quarantine
  • 2 individuals in precautionary quarantine
  • 34 individuals in mandatory isolation
  • 3 hospitalizations
  • 0 nursing home cases
  • 0 assisted living cases
  • 87 COVID-19 related deaths

Jefferson County scheduled COVID-19 vaccine clinics for June, July 

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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