2 more Covid-19 cases reported in Orleans, 4 more in Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 11 April 2020 at 4:42 pm

There are 2 more confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Orleans County, bringing the county’s total cases to 26, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments is reporting this afternoon.

Genesee County has four more cases, for 74 total.

Contact tracing has been initiated with the Health Department advising known contacts of the people who tested positive for Covid-19 they need to be quarantine for the next two weeks. If those people develop symptoms of Covid-19 they will be swabbed and tested for the virus.

The Health Department doesn’t have additional information to be release publicly on ages and location of the new cases. Mapping to include the positive cases from the weekend will be updated on Monday afternoon, the Health Departments said.

“We encourage everyone to continue social distancing and stay home,” the Health Departments said in a statement. “If you need to go out, for essential needs, only one person should be running those errands so as not to risk further exposure. This is not a time for gatherings or date night. The life you save may be you or a loved one. We can do this together…we are one day closer to this being a memory.”

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