Genesee reports 6 residents have suffered Covid-related deaths in past 2 weeks
157 new cases reported since Thursday in Genesee, Orleans
Six residents in Genesee County have suffered Covid-related deaths in the past two weeks, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported today.
Those deaths were all among people 65 and older.
“The local health departments are not always notified in real time of Covid-related deaths and can only report when shared by family members and other reporting sources,” the G=O Health Departments said in an update on their website. “Our deepest condolences are extended to the families and friends of these individuals during this very difficult time.”
The New York State Department of Health updates the fatality data as the state DOH receives it. The state currently shows 127 deaths in Genesee County due to Covid during the pandemic since March 2020, and 84 deaths in Orleans.
“There may be discrepancies with the count as the State compiles the data from death certificates and coroners’ reports,” G-O Health officials said.
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments updated the new Covid cases since Thursday and that includes 157 in the two counties.
Genesee has 86 new cases and those individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Genesee currently has 12 residents hospitalized.
Genesee is reporting 19 more of the previous positive individuals have completed their 10-day isolation and been removed from mandatory isolation.
The number of active cases in the county is at 144 today, up from 85 on Sept. 16 and 86 on Sept. 13.
Orleans County is reporting 71 new cases since Thursday, and 75 recoveries of people who have completed their 10-day isolation and have been removed from mandatory isolation.
The new cases include individuals who are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
There is currently one Orleans County resident hospitalized due to Covid.
The number of active cases in Orleans is at 113 today, compared to 119 on Sept. 16 and 97 on Sept. 13.