2 more deaths, 10 more cases of Covid-19 in Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 29 May 2020 at 5:42 pm

Orleans County has suffered two more deaths from Covid-19, both residents of the Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina.

The county has now had 36 people die from Covid-19. Orchard has had nine of its residents die from Covid-19.

The county also has 10 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total cases since mid-March to 221.

One of the new positive individuals resides in Albion, three live in Ridgeway, one is a resident of The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center in Albion, and five of the new positive individuals live at Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

The Villages has now had 89 of its resident with confirmed cases of Covid-19, while Orchard has had 37 cases.

Of the new confirmed cases, one is under age 20, one is in the 20s, two are in the 50s, two are in the 60s, three are in their 70s, and one is in the 90s.

Two of the new positive cases were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said.

One more person has recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total recoveries in the county to 73.

Nineteen people from the county are currently hospitalized from Covid-19.

In Genesee County, there is one more confirmed case, bringing the county’s total to 186. The person who tested positive lives in Batavia and is in the 20s. The person was on mandatory quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic.

Two of the total active positive cases in Genesee are hospitalized.

Click here to see an online map with information about the confirmed cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

From the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments:

The facility breakdown only shows the total positive cases from those facilities from there has been a positive swab for COVID-19.

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