No deaths, 16 new COVID cases reported Sunday in Jefferson, St. Lawrence counties

Watertown Daily Times, N.Y.
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Mar. 14—WATERTOWN — No deaths from COVID-19 complications were reported Sunday in Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties as the total number of positive virus cases grew by 16.

The three-county region's virus-related death toll remained at 201.

Lewis County did not provide updated numbers as of press time Sunday.

Jefferson County added 12 COVID cases to its total Sunday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the county to 5,765.

No deaths were reported, while the county's 14-day average positivity rate decreased to 2.9%.

The county's total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the virus increased by 20, for a new total of 5,539.

Mandatory isolations in Jefferson County decreased by eight to 141. Hospitalizations again remained at three patients.

There are 206 people in precautionary quarantine and 243 people are in mandatory quarantine.

Jefferson County has reported 82 virus-related deaths.

St. Lawrence County reported four new novel coronavirus cases Sunday, which brings the county's total number of confirmed cases since the onset of the pandemic to 6,464. No deaths were reported.

Eleven people in the county are hospitalized with the disease, no change from Saturday.

The remaining items monitored, including known active cases, those in isolation, tests administered, as well as maps, will be updated Monday, according to an email update from County Administrator Ruth A. Doyle.

St. Lawrence County has logged 92 virus-related deaths as of Friday.

The data comes from local county health departments.