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St. Lawrence County COVID-19 Update

 


According to Brigette Conklin, Community Health Educator, during the last two weeks, there has been an overall increase in cases – many related to travel from high-risk advisory states. There are currently 22 states requiring a 14-day quarantine upon re-entry to New York State (https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-travel-advisory). It is important to continue the following recommendations: wash your hands, wear a mask, practice social distancing, and stay home as much as possible.

As of Wednesday, July 15, 2020:

3 (three) new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today. Bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 234 (two hundred and thirty-four)

8 (eight) cases are active – please go to: https://www.stlawco.org/ to check out the COVID-19 Cases by Town map layouts (we will also post the maps on our Facebook page @SLCPublicHealth)

222 (two hundred and twenty-two) cases have been released from isolation*

No cases are hospitalized.

4 (four) deaths have occurred; this fatality data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 7/15/20 before 2pm.

22,129 people have been tested for COVID-19 as of July 14th this testing data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 7/15/20 before 2pm.

On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, the St. Lawrence Public Health Department confirmed an individual in the county died from COVID-19, bringing the total number of SLC deaths to four.

According to Public Health Director Dana McGuire, there were nine confirmed active cases in St. Lawrence County and some individuals who had tested positive did not show any symptoms.

Dr. McGuire stated, “We’re finding more positive cases and learning more and more that you don’t always show symptoms. That’s why it’s really important that we keep all the recommendations in mind. Social distance, wear a mask, wash your hands, and just be aware of those around you.”

Tuesday, July 14th:

2 (two) new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today. Bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 231 (two hundred and thirty-one)

7 (seven) cases are active – please go to: https://www.stlawco.org/ to check out the COVID-19 Cases by Town map layouts (we will also post the maps on our Facebook page @SLCPublicHealth)

220 (two hundred and twenty) cases have been released from isolation*

No cases are hospitalized.

4 (four) deaths have occurred; this fatality data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 7/14/20 before 2pm.

21,784 people have been tested for COVID-19 as of July 13th this testing data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 7/14/20 before 2pm.

Monday, July 13th:

2 (two) new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department over the weekend. 1 (one) new case was reported today Monday, July 13th, therefore the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date is 229 (two hundred and twenty-nine)

8 (eight) cases are active – please go to: https://www.stlawco.org/ to check out the COVID-19 Cases by Town map layouts (we will also post the maps on our Facebook page @SLCPublicHealth)

217 (two hundred and seventeen) cases have been released from isolation*

1 (one) case is hospitalized.

3 (three) deaths have occurred; this fatality data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 7/13/20 before 2pm, (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/views/NYS-COVID19-Tracker/NYSDOHCOVID-19Tracker-Fatalities)

21,463 people have been tested for COVID-19 as of July 12th this testing data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 7/13/20 before 2pm, (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/views/NYS-COVID19-Tracker/NYSDOHCOVID-19Tracker-Map).

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

 

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