Active Covid cases in Orleans at lowest level since Dec. 1
New cases reported in past 4 days include 15 in Orleans, 39 in Genesee
The number of active Covid cases in Orleans County, 38 today, is the fewest in the county since there were 37 on Dec. 1, according to data from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.
Genesee County, with 73 active cases reported today, is at its lowest level since it had 54 active cases on Nov. 9.
Wyoming County is reporting 61 active cases today, which is up slightly from the 58 on Feb. 9, its low in the post-holiday surge. The 58 on Feb. 9 was the fewest cases since 54 on Nov. 9.
There are currently 172 cases in the three counties. On Jan. 7 there were 718 active cases in the three counties. Orleans hit a pandemic high of 279 active cases on Jan. 7. As recently as Jan. 22, Genesee had 241 active cases. Wyoming County reached its pandemic high with 202 active cases on Jan. 8.
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments provided the first update in local cases this afternoon since Friday.
Orleans County has 15 new confirmed positive cases of Covid, bringing the total to 2,348 cases since last March.
The positive cases reside 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, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 80s. One of the new cases is a resident of the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center in Albion.
Orleans is reporting 41 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There are two county residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
In Genesee County there 39 new confirmed cases of Covid since Friday, bringing the total to 4,070 positive cases since last March.
The new positive cases reside 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, 70s and 80s. One of the new cases is a resident of the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation in Batavia.
Genesee is reporting 47 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There are 14 Genesee residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.