Lewis County added 9 new cases Tuesday, the public health office in Lowville reported.
Since testing began in March, the county has tallied up 305 total cases of the novel coronavirus, including 4 virus related deaths; 3 of which occurred at the nursing home in Lowville, authorities said.
Of the total cases, health officials say 73 remain active, including 4 COVID related hospitalizations.
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In other COVID-19 news for the listening area:
Oneida County will no longer provide a listing of potential virus exposures, unless it is a case of special note. This announcement was made during a live press conference Tuesday as the county trails on the heels of others who have followed similar procedures.
County Executive Anthony Picente reported 214 new infections Tuesday, but no new virus related fatalities.
141 people within the county have passed away from COVID-19 related complications since testing began in March, Picente clarified.
Out of 4,352 infections, 1,151 cases remain active, including 42 patients who are hospitalized with virus related complications.
Herkimer County is reporting 18 new positives from Tuesday, Health officials say out of 615 total cases, 153 remain active, including 4 who are hospitalized with virus related complications.
Since testing began in March, 11 people have died from virus related complications.
Jefferson County added 13 new cases Tuesday. Public health officials say the county has witnessed 638 total infections since testing began in March, including 2 virus related fatalities.
As of Tuesday, 168 cases remained active, health officials said.