New Covid cases reported today include 5 in Orleans, 16 in Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 4 March 2021 at 4:49 pm

Orleans and Genesee counties are reporting 21 more confirmed cases of Covid-19 today for a total 6,752 in the two counties since a year ago.

In Orleans County there are 5 new positive cases of Covid reported today for a total of 2,433 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 and 50s.

Of the new cases, 3 were under mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said.

Orleans is reporting 2 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There are currently 2 county residents hospitalized due to Covid.

In Genesee County there are 16 new Covid cases for a total of 4,319 during the pandemic.

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.

Genesee is reporting 12 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.

There are currently 4 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.

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