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.