Jefferson County Reports Two New Deaths Due to COVID-19

Jefferson County Reports Two New Deaths Due to COVID-19

MT. VERNON – The Jefferson County Health Department announced Tuesday the deaths of two additional long-term care residents, a female and a male in their eighties due to COVID-19.

According to a release, the health department also reported one new positive case of the novel coronavirus in the last 24 hours – a male in his forties – who is currently in isolation.

A total of 85 lab-confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Jefferson County, eleven of which have resulted in deaths. Sixteen of the positive cases have been released from isolation.

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