Lewis County Confirms 12 New COVID-19 Cases | WWTI
Lewis County Confirms 12 New COVID-19 Cases |  WWTI

Lewis County Confirms 12 New COVID-19 Cases | WWTI

LEWIS COUNTY, NY (WWTI) – Lewis County continues to provide updates on new COVID-19 cases.

February 11, Lewis County Public Health confirmed that 14 COVID-19 cases were identified within a 24-hour period. At the time of reporting, there were 12 COVID-related admissions.

No new COVID-19 deaths were confirmed in Lewis County on Feb. 11, but there have been 45 since the pandemic began. There have also been 6,525 COVID-19 cases in the county to date.

Lewis County continues to be designated as an area with high levels of community transmission for the virus by the CDC. Because of this designation, officials urge residents to isolate themselves if they think they have COVID-19 symptoms. These may take 2 to 14 days before appearing after exposure.

Officials are also urging eligible residents to get all doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes the booster shot.

COVID-19 vaccines are available at local pharmacies and emergency rooms. Appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine can be ordered per Lewis County Public Health or the state of New York sites.

Tests are also available throughout the county, including at the recently announced state-run test site in Lowville. This is located at the Maple Ridge Center and is open to all individuals, not just Lewis County residents.

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