LEWIS COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — Lewis County is continuing to report a rise in COVID-19 cases among residents.
Sadly on Tuesday, Lewis County Public Health confirmed that an additional two residents died due to COVID-19 related complications. Additionally on Tuesday, 36 new cases were confirmed.
There have been a total of 1,326 positive COVID-19 cases in Lewis County since the virus hit the North Country. Lewis County has reported 20 COVID-19 related deaths. Of the positive cases, 1,071 have recovered. There are 624 individuals under quarantine, 235 are under isolation and 24 are hospitalized.
24,551 people have been tested for COVID-19 in Lewis County.
Additionally Lewis County Health System has provided an update regarding COVID-19 cases within the Health System on January 19, 2021. All statistics are listed below.
Lewis County General Hospital
- 14 COVID-19 positive medical surgical patients
- 3 ICU COVID-19 positive patients
- 103 patients hospitalized since the beginning of the outbreak
- 80 total patients discharged
- 6 patient deaths
Residential Health Care Facility
- 1 COVID-19 positive residents
- 23 Resident recoveries
- 21 Residents Discharged
- 3 COVID-19 related deaths
Lewis County Public Health encourages the community to continue to protect themselves, their families and neighbors by following public health guidance for social distancing and washing your hands.Additional 4 COVID-19 cases logged by Lowville Central School District Wednesday
Anyone with COVID-19 related questions and those who are showing symptoms of COVID-19, like a cough, fever or shortness of breath, should call 315-376-5453.
Lewis County Health System is performing free COVID-19 testing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at their drive-thru testing site located at Maple Ridge Center.