New Covid-19 cases reported in Orleans, Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 May 2020 at 4:18 pm

5 more recoveries reported in Orleans County

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are reporting new Covid-19 cases today for both counties.

In Orleans there are two new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the county’s total to 102 positive cases.

One of the new cases is a Ridgeway resident while the other case is a resident of The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center in Albion. The Villages has now had 54 residents test positive for Covid-19.

The two new positive cases for the county include an individual in the 40’s and one in the 70’s. The Ridgeway resident wasn’t on mandatory quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic.

The Health Departments are reporting five more people have recovered from Covid-19 and have been released from mandatory isolation. That brings the total recoveries to 36.

Five of the total active positive cases include people who are hospitalized.

In Genesee County, there is one new confirmed case, for 154 total in the county. The new case is a person who’s in the 20’s and lives in the Town of Alabama. The individual was not on quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic.

The Health Departments is reporting one more recovery in Genesee County, bringing that total to 86. Six Genesee County residents remain hospitalized from Covid-19.

The facility breakdown is only showing those facilities from where the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments received a positive swab for Covid-19. Facilities will be added when and if there is a positive case of Covid-19.

If a regulated facility from either of the counties is not listed, there are no positive cases of Covid-19.  The local health departments do not have oversight with many regulated facilities, which may include nursing homes, correctional facilities and hospitals, etc.

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

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