Health Department reports 1 more death at The Villages, 2 more test positive

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 10 May 2020 at 4:09 pm

ALBION – The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center in Albion has suffered another death of a resident due to Covid-19, and two more people have tested positive for the virus, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

The Villages has now had 18 of its residents die from Covid-19, and 72 residents at the nursing home have now tested positive.

“Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this individual during this very sad time,” the Health Departments stated in a news release.

Orleans County also had one other person test positive for Covid-19 outside of The Villages. That brings the county’s total confirmed cases of Covid-19 to 132.

Genesee County also has an additional confirmed case today, bringing the total to 164 people who have tested positive for Covid-19 in Genesee.

Contact tracing has been initiated and all who have had direct contact with the individuals will be notified by Health Department staff.

There is currently no further information to release on ages and location. Mapping to include the positive cases from the weekend will be updated on Monday afternoon.

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