2 more deaths, 4 more cases of Covid-19 at Villages of Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 April 2020 at 4:42 pm

9 residents at nursing home in Albion have now died from coronavirus

Two more residents of the Village of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center have died from Covid-19, and four more residents have tested positive for coronavirus, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

The 120-bed nursing home in Albion has now suffered nine deaths from Covid-19 and 42 residents have tested positive for the coronavirus.

“Both individuals were residents at The Villages of Orleans with one person under the age of 65 and one person over 65,” said Paul Pettit, public health director of Genesee and Orleans counties. “Our sincere condolences go to the family and friends of these two individuals.”

The county’s total cases for Covid-19 is now up to 79.

Genesee County is reporting one more case of Covid-19, bringing the total cases in that county to 143.

Contact tracing has been initiated for all of the positive cases. All who have had direct contact with the individuals will be notified by Health Department staff.

There is currently no further information to release on ages and location. Mapping to include the positive cases from the weekend will be updated on Monday afternoon, the Health Departments said.

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