Health Department reports 10th death from Covid-19 at Orchard nursing home

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 June 2020 at 4:54 pm

MEDINA – Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has suffered another death of a resident from Covid-19, the 10th total at the nursing home in Medina on Bates Road, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

Orleans County has now had 37 residents die from Covid-19.

The county also has four new confirmed cases, with three of those at Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center. Orchard has now had 45 of its residents test positive for Covid-19. The three new cases include a resident in the 60s, one in the 70s and one in the 80s.

Orleans County also had a community resident in the 20s test positive for Covid-19. The county has now had 234 confirmed cases of Covid-19 since mid-March.

The new positive case in the community was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Health Department said.

Orleans County also has had two more people recover from having Covid-19, bringing the total recoveries to 75.

There are currently 19 people from Orleans hospitalized with the coronavirus.

In Genesee County, there is one new confirmed case, a person in the 20s from Batavia. The person was on mandatory quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic.

Genesee has now had 189 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

It has one resident currently hospitalized with the coronavirus.

Click here to see an online map of confirmed cases in Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming counties.

The facility breakdown shows the total positive cases from those facilities from where the Health Departments have received a positive swab for Covid-19.

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