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The spikes that adorn the outer surface of the coronavirus, which impart the look of a corona, when viewed through an electron microscope. CDC photo

WATERTOWN — Twenty-two new cases of COVID-19 were reported Saturday between Jefferson and Lewis counties, with Jefferson County logging the most — 14.

St. Lawrence County does not release updated COVID numbers over the weekend.

Jefferson County reported 14 new COVID cases Saturday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the county to 439.

The county’s total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus grew by six and now stands at 378. There are 56 people in mandatory isolation and four people are hospitalized with the disease, resulting in 53 known active cases in the county. One person in the county has died from the disease.

The number of individuals tested now stands at 30,010, according to the county’s daily virus update. There are no results pending, and 29,571 results have been returned negative.

There are 403 people in precautionary quarantine and 521 in mandatory quarantine.

Lewis County logged eight new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday, which brings the county’s total number of confirmed cases since March to 235. The additional cases are at home in isolation.

The county’s Public Health Department issued an exposure warning for worshippers who attended the Apostolic Christian Church, 9029 Route 812, Croghan, on Sunday, Oct. 11. There are still 82 known cases associated with the cluster — no change from Friday.

A total of 171 people have recovered from COVID-19, resulting in 64 known active cases in the county, all of which remain in isolation. Seven people are hospitalized and 346 people are in quarantine.

To date, 14,949 tests have been performed since March. A total of 14,705 results have come back negative and nine results are still pending.

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