2 new cases of Covid-19 reported at The Villages, bringing total to 51

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 May 2020 at 5:43 pm

ALBION – There are two more cases of Covid-19 at The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Facility in Albion, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments is reporting this afternoon.

That brings the total confirmed cases among residents to 51 at the 120-bed facility. Orleans County also now has 98 confirmed cases of coronavirus, with more than half at The Villages.

There aren’t any new confirmed cases to report today in Genesee County. That county has had 150 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

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 in a news release.

The local public health departments offered this advice for residents: “We continue to encourage our residents to be vigilant about handwashing, cleaning frequently used surfaces, properly wearing cloth face coverings over the mouth and nose, keeping your hands away from your face, limiting time out in public and when you do need to go out for essentials you designate one person from your household, keep social distancing and stay home if you are sick.”

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