1 new case of Covid-19 reported in Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 April 2020 at 4:13 pm

There is one more confirmed case of Covid-19 in Orleans County, bringing the total confirmed cases in the county to 80, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

There aren’t any new cases in Genesee, which has had 143 confirmed cases.

Contact tracing has been initiated in Orleans County and all who have had direct contact with the individual who tested positive 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, the Health Departments stated in a news release.

“We continue to encourage our residents to be vigilant about handwashing, cleaning frequently used surfaces, properly wearing cloth face coverings over the mouth and nose, keeping your hands away from your face, limiting time out in public and when you do need to go out for essentials you designate one person from your household, keep social distancing and stay home if you are sick,” the departments stated in the news release.

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