Health Department reports 1 new Covid-19 case in Orleans, 7 in Genesee County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 April 2020 at 4:27 pm

Charts are provided by the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.

Orleans County has one new case of Covid-19, a person in the 80s who lives in Albion, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

That brings the total cases in Orleans County to 35. Health officials also are reporting that two more people have recovered from Covid-19 in Orleans, bringing the total recoveries to 14.

The Health Department earlier today reported the county’s first death from Covid-19.

Of the total cases in the county, three people are hospitalized.

Orleans County’s neighbor, Genesee County, has seven new positives bringing the total cases to 87.

Of the seven new cases, five live in Batavia, one in Bergen and one in Darien. The ages of people who tested positive include one in the 20s, three in the 30s, one in the 60s and two in the 90s.

Three of the new cases include people  who were in quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic. Three of the total active positive cases are hospitalized.

State-wide, 8,505 new cases of novel coronavirus were reported today, bringing the total to 222,284 confirmed cases in New York State. At nearby Niagara County, there are 12 more cases for 216; Monroe County, 48 more for 932 total; and Erie County reported 99 more cases for 1,850 total.

To see a map and more data about cases and Orleans and Genesee, as well as Wyoming County, click here.

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