|Lewis County Provides New Tool Mapping COVID-19 Cases by Town
November 13, 2020 08:15 p.m. Updated: November 14, 2020 10:15 a.m By: Nick Altmire
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conference this afternoon, that tracks COVID-19 infections by town.
The data is expected to be updated daily, according to officials.
After months of denied requests for a data breakdown by township, this is the
first time community members can see the number of active and overall COVID-
19 cases in their town.
During today's press conference Lewis County Manager Ryan Piche stressed
that the map can be misleading. Even if a town is showing a low active case
count, it is still important to wear a mask, maintain social distance, and follow all
guidelines in place to help slow the spread of COVID-19, Mr. Piche said.
The initial data released today includes the first 220 confirmed COVID-19 cases
in the county as follows: