Updated April 3, 2020
The novel coronavirus (abbreviated COVID-19) was first detected in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and has now been detected around the world in all 50 of the United States. The COVID-19 landscape is rapidly changing and new information is being released daily. Samaritan encourages community members to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and NYS Department of Health websites for the latest information.
As of April 3, 2020, there have been 20 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Jefferson County, and 480 negative test results. Additionally, five (5) individuals confirmed to have COVID-19 have recovered and been discharged from mandatory isolation. Please click here to see cases statewide.