8 new Covid cases reported for Orleans, 15 in Genesee
2 counties have nearly 200 cases in past 7 days
There are 23 new Covid cases reported today in Genesee and Orleans counties, bringing the total to 7,443 during the past 13 months of the pandemic. That includes 4,797 cases in genesee and 2,646 in Orleans.
In the past 7 days there have been 186 new confirmed cases in the two counties, with 123 in Genesee and 63 in Orleans.
In Orleans County, there are 8 new cases reported today with the cases in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby) and Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre). The individuals who tested positive are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 40s, 50s and 70s.
One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported.
Orleans is reporting 8 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Orleans has 2 residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
Of the new cases 1 is an inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility, where 41 women inmates have now tested positive during the pandemic.
The Health Department said one of yesterday’s positive individuals was determined not to be an Orleans County resident. That individual was removed from the county’s count so yesterday’s positive count has been adjusted to 16 new confirmed cases.
In Genesee County there are 15 new positive cases of Covid-19. The new positive cases are 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 90s.
Genesee is reporting 11 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There are 5 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Of the new cases 2 are inmates at the Genesee County Jail, where 31 inmates have now tested positive. One of the new confirmed cases is a resident at the New York State Veterans’ Home at Batavia, where 88 residents have now tested positive during the pandemic.
Vaccine Update: All New Yorkers 16 and over are eligible to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Visit the GO Health Vaccination Page to check for upcoming Vaccination Clinics. Those clinics are targeted for Genesee and Orleans County residents.