CANTON, NY — The St. Lawrence County Public Health Department released the following update:
As of Tuesday, May 5:
1 (one) new case of COVID-19 was reported to the St. Lawrence County Public Health Department today, bringing the total number of confirmed positive cases to-date to 186 (one hundred eighty-six)
129 (one hundred twenty nine) cases have been released from isolation*
4 (four) cases are currently hospitalized.
2 (two) deaths have occurred; this fatality data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 5/5/20 before 2pm (https://covid19tracker.health.ny.gov/views/NYS-COVID19-Tracker/NYSDOHCOVID-19Tracker-Fatalities?%3Aembed=yes&%3Atoolbar=no&%3Atabs=n)
2,361 people have been tested for COVID-19 as of May 3rd; this testing data comes from the New York State Department of Health and was last updated on 5/5/20 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 Center: 315-713-6655
o Clifton-Fine Hospital: 315-848-8049
o St. Lawrence County Public Health Department 315-229-3448