Covid cases reported today include 34 in Orleans, 75 in Genesee
In the final day of 2020, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported 109 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the two counties, bringing the total to 3,825 in the two counties since March.
Orleans County received 34 new positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 1,376 cases since March.
The new 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, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Of the new confirmed cases, 5 of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Of the new cases, 2 are residents of the Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina.
Orleans also is reporting 24 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
The county has 13 residents hospitalized with Covid, which is down from 21 on Wednesday.
A resident in the county under age 65 passed with Covid, which is the 62nd resident to die with Covid this year.
“We are saddened to report the death of one of our community members,” the Health Departments said in a news briefing. “We will not report any other details out of respect for the person and their family. We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this person during this very difficult time.”
In Genesee County, there 75 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 to report today, bringing the total to 2,449 cases since 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, 80s and 90s.
The county also is reporting today that 83 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Genesee has 7 residents hospitalized with Covid, up from 4 on Wednesday.
Of the new cases, 4 are residents at LeRoy Village Green Residential Healthcare Facility.
Correction: Please note there was a miscount for reporting the deaths yesterday. There are 29 Covid-19 related deaths in Genesee County, not 30.
Message from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments: Please note the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments will be closed for the New Year’s Day holiday and will not be updating data until Monday afternoon. We thank each of you for your encouragement, assistance, diligence during this very extraordinary year.
We look forward to continuing to provide updated health information and wish each of you a safe, healthy and Happy New Year! We encourage everyone to limit their time in public and to celebrate virtually with family and friends who don’t live with you.