Mandatory COVID-19 isolations increase by 30 in Jefferson County

ABC50 NOW

(Pixabay)

JEFFERSON COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — On Tuesday, mandatory COVID-19 isolations increased by 30 due to new cases.

This was confirmed by Jefferson County Public Health in a daily COVID-19 update which also reported 35 new cases.

Fort Drum to discontinue single-point COVID-19 screenings at all clinics 

The following COVID-19 statistics are the most current for Jefferson County:

  • 96,464 total tests
  • 6,389 positive results
  • 2.3% positive, 14-day average
  • 6,174 individuals recovered
  • 201 individuals in mandatory quarantine
  • 1 individuals in precautionary quarantine
  • 123 individuals in mandatory isolation
  • 7 hospitalizations
  • 0 nursing home cases
  • 1 assisted living cases
  • 84 COVID-19 related deaths

The number of positive tests represents unduplicated cases. If an individual recovers and later tests positive again, the number of positive cases won’t increase to reflect that case.

Download the ABC50 app for exclusive COVID-19 coverage 

A duplicate case affects the number of recovered cases reported, as that number would decrease if someone retests positive. That case would be added to the number of hospitalized cases or those in mandatory isolation, depending on their situation.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.