New cases of Covid reported today include 142 in Genesee, 40 in Orleans
Genesee reports 3 more deaths for 22 so far this month
There are 182 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 to report today in Genesee and Orleans counties.
In Orleans County, there are 40 new positive cases, bringing the total to 1,342 confirmed cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby), Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s.
Of the 40 new cases, 4 of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee & Orleans Health Departments reported.
Orleans has had 16 of the previous positive individuals recover and be removed from the isolation list.
The county has 21 of the current positive individuals hospitalized with Covid.
In Genesee County, there 142 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 for a total of 2,372 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke), Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield) and East Region (Bergen, Byron, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
The county also is reporting 68 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Of the new cases, 20 are residents at LeRoy Village Green Residential Healthcare Facility, 8 are residents at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia, 2 are residents of Genesee Senior Living, 1 is a resident of Premier Genesee Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, and 1 is a resident of the Batavia VA Medical Center.
The nursing homes in Genesee County have now had 273 residents test positive for Covid-19 during the pandemic, including 83 at Le Roy Village Green, 74 at NYS Veterans’ Home in Batavia, 59 at The Grand Rehabilitation and Nursing at Batavia, 32 at Genesee Senior Living in Batavia, and 25 at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation.
(Two nursing homes in Orleans had the majority of their cases in the spring. The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center has had 92 resident test positive and the Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina has had 62 test positive.)
Genesee County is reporting three more deaths from Covid today, after 5 were reported on Tuesday. The three reported today include a resident at LeRoy Village Green, a resident at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia, and a community resident under the age of 65.
“We will not be releasing any further information to protect the privacy of the individuals and their families,” the Health Departments said in a news brief. “Our deepest condolences go out to the families and friends of these individuals during this difficult time.”
Genesee says 4 of the positive individuals are hospitalized, which is down significantly from 34 who were reported as hospitalized on Tuesday. Several of the patients were discharged.