3 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 3 April 2020 at 4:53 pm

‘No town is exempt from this. It is widespread in our community.’ – Paul Pettit, Public Health director

Orleans County has three new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the county’s total to nine, Public Health Director Paul Pettit said this afternoon.

The new confirmed cases are all in the central part of the county, with one person under age 65 and two over 65.

One of the persons is under isolation at a hospital, while two are in isolation at their homes, Pettit said.

None of the new cases were previously under mandatory or precautionary quarantine.

Genesee County also has four new cases, for 21 total, Pettit said.

One of the people is under 65 in the central part of Genesee, while the other three are under 65 in the eastern part of Genesee.

In Genesee, all four were previously under mandatory quarantine and now are under mandatory isolation.

“No town is exempt from this,” Pettit said. “It is widespread in our community.”

Orleans Hub will have more information posted soon.

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