New Covid cases reported today include 16 in Orleans, 20 in Genesee
Genesee County passes 4,000 cases during pandemic
Orleans and Genesee counties combined are reporting 36 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, bringing their combined total to 6,339 since last March.
In Orleans there are 16 new positive cases for a total of 2,320 during the pandemic. The 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.
The new cases include 6 residents of The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehab in Albion and 4 inmates at the Orleans Correctional Facility, a men’s prison in Albion.
In Orleans, 12 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed
from the isolation list, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.
There are currently 2 residents from the county hospitalized due to Covid.
In Genesee County there 20 new positive cases of Covid for a total of 4,019 positive cases since March. Genesee has now had 7.0 percent of its 57,280 residents have confirmed cases of Covid.
The cases have surged since October. At the end of October, Genesee had 375 cases through the first eight months of the pandemic. Genesee had 579 in November, 1,495 in December and 1,419 in January. (The county has had 152 cases so far this month.)
The 20 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). One of the new cases is a resident of Genesee Senior Living.
The 20 new cases are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.
Genesee is reporting 24 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There are currently 15 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Genesee also has had two more residents die from a Covid-related illness, bringing the total number of Genesee residents to pass away from Covid to 117 since last March. The two deaths reported today are both over age 65. One was a resident of New York State Veterans’ Home in Batavia and the other was a resident at the Batavia VA Medical Center.
“Our deepest condolences to the families and friends during this very difficult time,” the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments stated.