Health Department reports 1 more case of Covid-19 in Orleans, 2 in Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 May 2020 at 4:26 pm

There is one new case of Covid-19 in Orleans County, a person in the 70s from Carlton, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

Orleans County has now had 209 confirmed cases of Covid-19. The Health Department is reporting 70 people from the community have recovered after contracting the virus. That doesn’t include cases in nursing homes and also group homes for disabled residents. The county has had 33 deaths from Covid-19.

There are 20 people from the county currently hospitalized with Covid-19.

In Genesee County, there are two new confirmed cases, bringing the Genesee total to 183.

The new cases include a resident of Batavia and a person who lives in Darien. One of the confirmed cases is a person in the 20s, and the other is in the 30s.

One of the positive cases was not on mandatory quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic.

The Health Department is reporting two more recoveries, bringing that total to 119. Two people in Genesee are currently hospitalized with Covid-19.

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