10 new Covid cases in Orleans, 14 in Genesee
Orleans and Genesee counties combined are reporting 24 more cases of Covid-19 today, bringing the total in the two counties to 7,591 in the past 13 months of the pandemic, including 2,705 in Orleans and 4,886 in Genesee.
In Orleans County there are 14 new cases of Covid reported today with those cases in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby), Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.
One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, according to the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.
Orleans is reporting 9 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 3 county residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Genesee County is reporting 10 more positive cases of Covid-19. The new positive cases reside in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke), Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield) and East Region (Bergen, Byron, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s and 40s.
Genesee reported 8 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 3 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Statewide data shows hospitalizations declining: Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that Covid-19 hospitalizations in New York State dropped to 3,963, the first time under 4,000 since December 1.
The statewide positivity rate dropped to 2.76 percent, the lowest since November 21. The statewide 7-day average positivity rate dropped to 3.05 percent, the lowest since November 25.
Half of New York adults have received at least one dose of vaccine: Cuomo today also announced that more than 50 percent of New Yorkers 18 years of age and older have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, and more than one in three in the same age group have been fully vaccinated.
More than 12.5 million doses of the vaccine have been administered in New York State. 198,257 doses have been administered across the state’s vast distribution network in the last 24 hours, and more than 1.5 million doses have been administered over the past seven days.
“Thanks to the extraordinary efforts and commitment of our providers and volunteers, more than half of New Yorkers who are 18 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and more than a third are fully vaccinated,” Cuomo said. “You take the vaccine not just for yourself – you take it to keep other people safe.”