COVID update

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WATERTOWN — One-hundred new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday across the tri-county area.

No new deaths were attributed to the virus in Jefferson, St. Lawrence or Lewis counties.

St. Lawrence County reported 48 new cases, bringing its total of confirmed cases since the onset of the pandemic to 10,516. There are 15 people in the hospital due to the virus, a decrease of 11 from Monday. The county has experienced 119 COVID-19-related deaths.

Jefferson County added 42 new cases, for a total of 8,964 confirmed cases. Fifteen people are hospitalized, an increase of three from Monday. There have been 90 deaths.

Ten new virus cases were reported in Lewis County, bringing its total to 2,861. Four people are hospitalized, unchanged from Monday. The county has experience 31 deaths.

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