Tuesday: 20 St. Lawrence County residents test positive for COVID-19


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ST. LAWRENCE COUNTY, N.Y. (WWTI) — On Tuesday, 20 St. Lawrence County residents tested positive for the coronavirus.

This was confirmed in a daily report from St. Lawrence County Public Health bringing the total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases to-date to 6,754.

Of the positive cases, 152 remain active, six are hospitalized and 6,508 have been released from isolation.

Additionally, 94 residents have lost their lives due to COVID-19.

As of April 4, 273,500 COVID-19 tests have been performed in St. Lawrence County.

Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health Systems and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Testing is by appointment only. Please call the hotline numbers below between 8a-4p if you have symptoms, you are an essential worker or feel you should be tested:

  • St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240
  • Claxton Hepburn Medical Center: 315-713-6655
  • Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049
  • Community Health Center of the North Country (Canton): 315-379-8132

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