New Covid cases reported today include 14 in Orleans, 59 in Genesee
There are 73 more confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Orleans and Genesee counties in the first update since Friday afternoon. The two counties combined have now recorded 6,546 cases since last March.
In Orleans County there 14 new positive cases of Covid-19 since Friday afternoon for a total of 2,377 cases since last 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 and 80s. Of the new cases, 3 are inmates at the Albion Correctional Facility, a women’s prison.
Orleans is reporting 20 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently two residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Albion Central School reported that 2 students, 2 staff members tested positive for Covid-19. The two are remote learners. One is from the High School and the other is from the Middle School. They have been learning remotely all year.
One of the staff members is from the Middle School who was last in the building on Feb. 12. The second staff member works in the Elementary School and was also last in the building on Feb. 12.
Due to the 48-hour look-back period, the Department of Health determined that, in all instances, there was no need to quarantine any additional individuals, the district said.
In Genesee County there are 59 new positive cases since Friday for a total of 4,169 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, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. Of the new cases, 7 are inmates at the Buffalo Federal Detention Center in Batavia.
Genesee is reporting 31 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Genesee also has 10 of its residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.