New Covid cases reported today include 3 in Orleans, 12 in Genesee
Genesee reports another Covid death; State passes 40,000 Covid deaths during pandemic
Genesee and Orleans counties combined are reporting 15 more confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, bringing the total during the pandemic, going back to March last year, to 7,064 cases in the two counties.
In Orleans County there are 3 new confirmed cases reported today for a total of 2,516 positive cases during the pandemic.
The new positive cases reside in the Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 30s and 40s.
Orleans is reporting 5 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. Currently, there aren’t any Orleans County residents hospitalized due to Covid, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported.
In Genesee County there are 12 more positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 4,548 during the pandemic.
The new positive cases reside in the 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, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Genesee is reporting 30 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. Genesee has three residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
Genesee also is reporting another death from Covid. The individual is over age 65. The person is the 121stwith a Covid-related death in Genesee County during the pandemic.
“We do not provide any further information to protect the privacy of the individual and their family,” the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said. “Our deepest condolences to the family and friends during this very difficult time.”
• Active cases decrease: The number of active cases in the two counties dropped from 112 on Monday to 90 today as the recoveries outpace the new Covid infections. Genesee is down from 83 to 63, and Orleans dropped from 29 to 27.
• Covid deaths in NY pass 40,000: New York had 53 more Covid-related deaths on Monday, putting the state’s total during the pandemic to 40,023.
• Rapid Tests at Health Department: Starting March 24th, Orleans County will have limited rapid testing available at the Orleans County Health Department. Those getting a test need an appointment in order to be tested. Click here for the link to register for a test.