New Covid cases include 101 in Orleans, 166 in Genesee in first update since Thursday
2 counties combined pass 4,000 cases in pandemic
There are 267 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Genesee and Orleans counties, in the first update since Thursday from the Genesee & Orleans County Health Departments. The new cases put the combined total in the two counties past 4,000 to 4,092 since March.
In Orleans County, there are 101 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 for a total of 1,477 positive 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, 70s, 80s and 90s. Of the new cases, 8 of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Orleans also is reporting 65 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list.
There are 16 residents from Orleans hospitalized with Covid.
The Health Department also is reporting a resident over age 65 passed away due to Covid.
“We will not report any other details out of respect for the person and their family,” the Health Department reported. “We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this person during this very difficult time.”
Albion Central School reported an elementary student and elementary school staff member tested positive for Covid-19 over winter break.
“As we were not in session, the Department of Health determined there was no need for contact tracing or the quarantine of additional students and staff members,” the district stated on its website.
In Genesee County, there are 166 new confirmed cases for a total of 2,615 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.
Of the new cases, 3 are residents at the Batavia VA Medical Center, 2 are residents at the LeRoy Village Green Residential Healthcare Facility and 1 is a resident at the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Batavia.
Genesee also has had 141 of the previous positive individuals recover and be removed from the isolation list.
Genesee has 11 residents hospitalized with Covid.
Genesee also is reporting that 2 residents from LeRoy Village Green have passed away due to Covid. Both of the individuals were over 65 years old.