2 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 April 2020 at 8:15 pm

There are two new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Orleans County, and one new case in Genesee, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments is reporting this evening.

That brings the number of confirmed cases to 11 in Orleans, and 21 in Genesee County.

The Health Department doesn’t have more information to release publicly today on the ages and locations of the people who tested positive for the virus.

Those details will be provided on Monday. The Health Department has initiated contact tracing, reaching out to people who have been in close contact with the people who tested positive. Close contacts will be put in precautionary quarantine for up to two weeks to see if they develop any symptoms for Covid-19.

The 32 cases in the two counties are among 113,704 cases in the state. New York State this morning reported 10,841 new cases in Covid-19 since Friday, the biggest one-day increase in cases since the first case was confirmed a month ago.

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