New Covid cases include 21 in Orleans, 18 in Genesee
Active cases over 200 in two counties
Genesee and Orleans counties combined are reporting 39 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total to 7,934 in the two counties during the pandemic. That includes 2,873 in Orleans and 5,061 in Genesee, the Genesee and Orleans County health Departments said in a news briefing.
In Orleans County there are 21 new positive cases reported today, and those cases are 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 new cases, 8 were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Orleans is reporting 6 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 4 of the current positive individuals are hospitalized.
Genesee County is reporting 18 new positive cases. The new positive cases are 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, 40s, 50s and 60s.
Genesee is reporting 11 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Genesee County continues to have IT issues and the hospitalizations will be updated as soon as the issue is fixed, hopefully in the next day, the G-O Health Departments said.
Active cases: The number of active cases is up in both counties since a week ago. Orleans is up from 91 to 97 from April 21, and Genesee increased from 69 to 107. Combined the two counties are over 200 cases, increasing from 160 on April 21 to 204 today.