70 new COVID-19 cases in St. Lawrence County, three more dead
St. Lawrence County Public Health Department officials say there were 70 new cases of COVID-19 reported in the county on Wednesday, Jan. 12 and there have been three more fatalities.
There are 973 active cases with 24 of them hospitalized.St. Lawrence County Public Health Department's Facebook page shows COVID-19 cases by Town map layouts. Go to https://www.facebook.com/SLCPublicHealth to check out the maps.
Health officials said 2,403 cases have been released from isolation and 52 have died of the illness.
County hospitals have performed 156,575 tests for COVID-19 as of Wednesday. So far, there have been a total of 3,428 confirmed coronavirus cases in St. Lawrence County.
Testing is done through local hospital systems by appointment only. Call the numbers below between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. if you have symptoms 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 in Canton: 315-379-8132
"New York On PAUSE continues until January 29th 2021 (as written in Executive Order 202.79), requiring postponement, cancellation, or restriction of all non-essential gatherings of more than 10 (ten) individuals at private residences, and other gatherings occurring indoors must not exceed 50% of maximum capacity up to 50 people, provided the region has reached Phase 4 of the State’s reopening, and provided that social distancing, face covering, and cleaning and disinfection protocols required by the Department of Health are adhered to. Businesses or entities in industries open for Phase One, Two, Three and Four must be operated subject to the guidance promulgated by the Department of Health. If you are aware of any gatherings greater than 50 people or any businesses or entities operating in violation of the state's regional phased reopening plan call 1-833-789-0470 or go to: https://mylicense.custhelp.com/app/ask to file a complaint," Public Health said.