New Covid-19 cases today include 30 in Orleans, 20 in Genesee
2 more deaths reported in Genesee County from Covid
There are 50 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 to report today in Genesee and Orleans counties, the G-O County health Departments said this afternoon.
In Orleans County there are 30 new positive cases for a total of 2,219 confirmed cases since last March.
The 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, 70s, 80s and 90s.
Of the new cases 4 were on quarantine prior to testing positive, the Health Departments said.
Orleans also is reporting 10 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are four county residents currently hospitalized due to Covid-19.
The new confirmed cases include 7 residents at Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina, one at the Villages of Orleans Health & Rehab in Albion, and one is an inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility, a women’s prison.
Albion Central School is reporting that two students from the high school have tested positive for Covid-19.
One of the students is a fully remote learner so the Department of Health determined there is no need to quarantine any additional students or staff.
The second student is a hybrid learner and was last in the building on Jan. 22. Due to the 48-hour look-back period, the Department of Health determined there is no need to quarantine any additional students or staff, the district state don its website.
In Genesee County there are 20 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 for a total of 3,896 positive cases since last March.
The new positive cases reside in the 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 and 70s.
Genesee is reporting 21 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are 22 Genesee residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
There are also two more deaths from Covid-19 in Genesee for 109 total during the pandemic. The two deaths reported today include a community member over age 65 and a resident of the Batavia VA Medical Center who was over the age of 65.
Rapid Test Results: Genesee County conducted a drive-through rapid test clinic on Tuesday. Out of the 290 tested, 14 were positive for Covid.