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CANTON — The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department on Saturday reported two new cases of COVID-19. The total number of confirmed cases to-date is now at 203.

There have been 183 people that have recovered from the disease caused by the novel coronavirus and have been released from isolation.

One person is being treated in the hospital for the disease and the number of deaths attributed to the disease remains at two.

The state Department of Health reports that 8,854 people have been tested for the virus in the county as of Saturday. 

People with symptoms should contact their health provider or one of the several hotlines established in St. Lawrence County. Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health System and Claxton-Hepburn Medical Center in Ogdensburg. Testing is by appointment only. People who believe they need testing should call the numbers below between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.:

— St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240

— Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049

— St. Lawrence County Public Health Department: 315-229-3448

The Ogdensburg Respiratory Clinic is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; the Canton Respiratory Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; and the Nursing Advice Hotline is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

To make an appointment at either respiratory clinic location, call the Nursing Hotline at 315-713-6655.

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