75 more Covid cases to report today in Orleans, Genesee
2 counties have 3 more deaths from Covid
Orleans and Genesee counties combined are reporting 75 more cases of Covid-19 today for a total of 5,529 cases during the pandemic.
The two counties combined also have three more deaths from Covid with two in Orleans for 71 total during the pandemic and one in Genesee for 101 total during the pandemic.
In Orleans County, there are 37 new positive cases reported today for a total of 1,983 confirmed cases since March.
The positive cases are residents in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby), Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
None of the new positive individuals were on quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said.
Of the new cases, 8 are residents of Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina and 1 of the new positive cases is an inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility.
Orleans also is reporting 20 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
The county also has 12 residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
• Rapid Test results from clinic at Fairgrounds: Orleans County conducted a rapid test clinic on Wednesday at the Orleans County 4-H Fairgrounds. There were 382 people tested and 3.9 percent of the total or 15 were positive for Covid, including 12 Orleans County residents.
There is another rapid test clinic set for Jan. 27 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. Click here to be directed to the state site for registering for the free test.
• Lyndonville Central School is reporting that afternoon the district was notified that a student has tested positive for Covid-19. The student was last present on district property on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
Contact tracing was completed in collaboration with the Orleans County Health Department. As a result, some students and staff members were placed under quarantine by the Orleans County Health Department.
“We will continue to support the Health Department by providing any required information for their process and will adhere to their directives,” District Superintendent Jason Smith said in a letter posted on the district website.
In Genesee County, there are 38 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 for a total of 3,546 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases are residents in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke), Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield) and East Region (Bergen, Byron, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 80s.
Genesee also is reporting 28 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Genesee has 17 residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
• Covid-19 related fatality data: The G-O Health Departments said they are only able to report the number of Covid-related deaths that are provided by the hospitals, nursing homes and family members.
The hospitals and nursing homes are not required to report these deaths to the local health departments, but have been as they are able. Please note the chart will now include the state fatalities link on Monday through Thursday and will include the state’s updated data on the Friday report. Click here to see the state data on Covid deaths per county.