7 new COVID-19 cases reported Friday across tri-county area

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Jun. 25—WATERTOWN — Seven new COVID-19 cases were reported Friday across the tri-county area.

No deaths were reported as the three-county area's virus-related death toll remained at 215.

Jefferson County added one COVID case to its total Friday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the county to 7,202. No deaths were reported, while the county's 14-day average positivity rate remained at 1.0%.

The county's total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the virus increased by five from Thursday to 7,096.

Mandatory isolations in Jefferson County decreased by four to 18, while hospitalizations remained at one patient. There are six people in precautionary quarantine, and 69 people are in mandatory quarantine.

Jefferson County has reported 87 virus-related deaths.

St. Lawrence County reported four new novel coronavirus cases Friday, which brings the county's total number of confirmed cases since the onset of the pandemic to 7,543. No deaths were reported.

One person in the county is hospitalized with the disease, a decrease of one from Thursday.

There are 18 known active cases in the county, an increase of two from Thursday. A total of 7,428 individuals have recovered from the disease and have been released from isolation.

To date, 339,340 virus tests have been administered in the county, according to data as of Thursday from the state Department of Health.

St. Lawrence County has logged 97 virus-related deaths.

Lewis County reported two new cases of COVID on Friday, bringing the county's total number of confirmed cases since March 2020 to 2,382. No deaths were reported.

Eight people currently are in isolation — and increase of two from Thursday — and one person in the county is currently hospitalized with the disease, unchanged from Thursday.

A total of 2,343 people have recovered from COVID in the county, unchanged from Wednesday, leaving eight known active cases in the county. There are 15 people in quarantine.

Lewis County has reported 31 deaths from the virus.

The data comes from local county health departments.

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