WATERTOWN — The tri-county area reported a combined 753 new cases of COVID-19 Friday.

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

Jefferson County reported 327 new virus cases, bringing its total since the onset of the pandemic to 19,786. There are 27 people hospitalized due to the virus, down two patients from Thursday. The county has experienced 147 deaths attributed to COVID-19.

St. Lawrence County reported 339 new cases, for a total of 21,348. Twenty-four people are hospitalized, up five patients from Thursday. The county has confirmed 162 virus-related deaths.

Lewis County reported 87 cases, bringing its total to 5,568. Ten people are in the hospital, up one from Thursday. The county has experienced 41 deaths.

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