CANTON, NY — The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department released the following statement:
As of Wednesday, April 29:
3 (three) new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 180 (one hundred eighty)
100 (one hundred) cases have been released from isolation* (recovered)
8 (eight) cases are currently hospitalized.
2 (two) deaths have occurred as of April 29th; this fatality data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 4/29/20 before 2pm (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/views/NYS-COVID19-Tracker/NYSDOHCOVID-19Tracker-Fatalities?%3Aembed=yes&%3Atoolbar=no&%3Atabs=n)
1,549 people have been tested for COVID-19 as of April 28th; this testing data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 4/29/20 before 2pm (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/views/NYS-COVID19-Tracker/NYSDOHCOVID-19Tracker-Map?%3Aembed=yes&%3Atoolbar=no&%3Atabs=n).
Testing is being done through both St. Lawrence Health Systems and Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Testing is by appointment only. Please call the hotline numbers below between 8a-4p if you have symptoms or feel you should be tested:
o St. Lawrence Health System: 315-261-6240
o Claxton Hepburn Medical Ctr.: 315-713-6655
o Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049
o St. Lawrence Co Public Health Department 315-229-3448