Tri-county region reports 193 new COVID infections

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The tri-county area reported 193 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday.

No new deaths were reported in Jefferson, Lewis or St. Lawrence counties.

The counties did not report any COVID-19 information Thursday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The next update will be Monday.

Jefferson County reported 72 new virus cases Wednesday, bringing its total number of positive cases since the onset of the pandemic to 12,691. There are 17 people hospitalized due to the virus, an increase of one from Tuesday. The county has experienced 128 COVID-19-related deaths.

St. Lawrence County reported 92 new virus cases, for a total of 14,325. Twenty people are hospitalized, the same as Tuesday. The county has experienced 142 deaths.

Lewis County reported 29 new cases, bringing its total to 3,746. There are 13 residents in the hospital, a decrease of one from Tuesday. The county has experienced 37 deaths.

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