Jefferson County COVID-19 positivity rate drops to 2%

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — The COVID-19 positivity rate for Jefferson County has dropped from 3% to 2% in one week.

In a daily report on Friday, officials confirmed five new COVID-19 cases and 14 new recoveries.

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

  • 118,796 total individuals tested
  • 7,096 positive results
  • 2% positive, 14-day average
  • 6,954 individuals recovered
  • 161 individuals in mandatory quarantine
  • 4 individuals in precautionary quarantine
  • 49 individuals in mandatory isolation
  • 6 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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