New Covid cases include 11 in Orleans, 15 in Genesee
Orleans and Genesee counties today are reporting 26 new Covid-19 cases in the two counties, bringing the total to 6,978 in the two counties since a year ago.
In Orleans County there are 11 new positive cases for a total of 2,498 confirmed cases since last March.
The positive cases reported today 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, 70s and 80s.
Orleans is also reporting that 1 more person has recovered from Covid and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 3 county residents hospitalized due to Covid.
In Genesee County there are 15 new positive cases of Covid reported today for a total of 4,480 cases since last 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 and 60s.
Genesee is reporting 11 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Genesee currently has 3 county residents hospitalized due to Covid.
More from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments:
• Rapid Testing: Pre-registration is required for rapid testing clinics. The next testing clinic, which is open to Orleans and Genesee counties, will be from 2 to 3 p.m. on March 23 at the Genesee County Emergency Management Office/Fire Training Center at 7690 State Street Rd., Batavia.
Use the Rapid Covid-19 Test Intake Form for Genesee County Covid-19 Rapid Test Clinics. You will need one form per person being tested. If you are filling out the form, please complete it, print it out and bring it with you. Click here for the form.
To register for the clinic please go the follow this link.
The clinics will be determined on a week-to-week basis as our focus will be on vaccine moving forward. Please note if you have recently tested positive, please do not come and get tested again at these clinics. These clinics are to identify new cases, not to determine if you are now negative. It is important to understand that you may still test positive for several weeks after initially testing positive.