WATERTOWN — No deaths from COVID-19 complications were reported Tuesday as the total number of positive virus cases grew by 56 across the three-county region.

The three-county region’s virus-related death toll remained at 209.

Jefferson County added 35 COVID cases to its total Tuesday, bringing the number of confirmed cases in the county to 6,389. No deaths were reported, while the county’s 14-day average positivity rate dropped to 2.3%.

The county’s total number of recoveries from the disease caused by the virus increased by five, for a new total of 6,174.

Mandatory isolations in Jefferson County increased by 30 to 123, while hospitalizations remained at seven patients.

There is one person in precautionary quarantine, and 201 people are in mandatory quarantine.

Jefferson County has reported 84 virus-related deaths.

St. Lawrence County reported 19 new novel coronavirus cases Tuesday, which brings the county’s total number of confirmed cases since the onset of the pandemic to 7,047. No deaths were reported.

Nine people in the county are hospitalized with the disease, up two from Monday.

There are currently 135 known active cases in the county, an increase of six from Monday, and a total of 6,817 individuals have recovered from the disease and have been released from isolation.

To date, 293,925 virus tests have been administered in the county, according to data as of Monday from the state Department of Health.

St. Lawrence County has logged 95 virus-related deaths.

Lewis County reported two new cases of COVID on Tuesday, bringing the county’s total number of confirmed cases since March 2020 to 2,109. No deaths were reported.

A total of 45 individuals are currently in isolation — a decrease of four from Monday — and there are currently four people in the county hospitalized with the disease, unchanged from Monday.

A total of 2,034 people have recovered from COVID in the county, an increase of six since Monday, resulting in 45 known active cases in the county. There are 119 people in quarantine.

Thirty deaths from the virus have been reported in Lewis County.

The data comes from local county health departments.

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