16 more Covid cases in Orleans, 21 in Genesee
Orleans and Genesee counties combined are reporting 37 more cases of Covid-19 today for a total of 7,810 cases for the two counties during the pandemic. That includes 4,998 in Genesee and 2,812 in Orleans, according to today’s update from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.
In the past seven days Genesee reported 95 new cases of Covid while Orleans has 92 new cases.
In Orleans County there are 16 new positive cases and they are 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, 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.
Orleans is 11 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed
from the isolation list.
Of the new cases, 6 were previously on quarantine prior to testing positive.
Orleans currently has 4 residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Albion Central School said today a middle school student tested positive for Covid-19. The student was last in school on April 22. The Department of Health has contacted and those deemed to have been in close contact with the student have been notified. On Thursday, Albion reported two high school students tested positive for Covid.
Medina Central School reported today that a high school staff member and high school student tested positive for Covid. The Department of Health has investigated in cooperation with the district and determined no further quarantines need to take place, Mark Kruzynski, Medina superintendent, said on the district website.
In Genesee County there are 21 new positive cases and they 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, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.
Genesee is reporting 19 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Genesee currently has 7 residents hospitalized due to Covid.
The county also announced a resident under age 65 from the community has died due to Covid. “We are saddened to report the loss of one community resident,” the Genesee and Orleans County health Departments stated. “We do not provide any further information to protect the privacy of the individuals and their families. Our deepest condolences to the families and friends during this very difficult time.”
Active Cases: The number of active cases in the two counties is currently 185, which is up from 160 a week ago. Orleans is up from 74 to 101 cases, while Genesee has seen a decline from 86 to 84.
Vaccine registration help line: Both counties are offering vaccination clinic registration via phone – these numbers are for Covid vaccination registration only.
In Orleans, call (585) 589-3170. In Genesee, call (585) 815-7168. For both numbers ask for the vaccine registration help line. The vaccine registration help line is not associated with either Public Health Department. The individuals who answer the phone can only assist with registering for a Covid-19 clinic, they cannot answer Covid-related questions.