New Covid cases reported today include 10 in Orleans, 13 in Genesee
3 Covid-related deaths also reported in Genesee County
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported 10 new confirmed Covid cases in Orleans County and 13 more in Genesee.
The 10 new cases in Orleans County bring the total to 2,304 positive cases since 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, 30s, 40s, 60s, 80s and 90s.
Of the new cases, one was on quarantine prior to testing positive. Three of the new cases are residents of Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina.
Orleans is reporting 13 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed
from the isolation list. The number of active cases in the county dropped from 73 on Tuesday to 67 today.
The county is reporting 2 residents are currently hospitalized due to Covid.
Albion Central School reported a middle school student and two high school students have tested positive for Covid-19.
The student from the middle school is a hybrid learner and was last in school on Feb. 5.Those determined to have been in close contact with the student have been identified and should be contacted by the Department of Health, the district stated on its website.
The two high school students are also both hybrid learners. One was last in contact with other students on Feb. 5. The other high schooler was last in school on Feb. 8. Those determined to have been in close contact with the student have been identified and should be contacted by the Department of Health, the district said.
In Genesee County the 13 new positive cases bring the Genesee total to 3,999 positive 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, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Genesee is reporting 19 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. The number of active cases in the county is down from 92 on Tuesday to 82 today.
Genesee has 15 residents currently hospitalized due to Covid-19.
The county also has had three more residents die from Covid who were all over age 65. That brings the total deaths in the county to 116 from Covid.
“Our deepest condolences to the families and friends during this very difficult time,” the Health Departments stated today in a news briefing.