New Covid cases reported today include 5 in Orleans, 21 in Genesee
Orleans reports a Covid-related death at nursing home in Medina
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported today there are 26 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the two counties, bringing the total to 6,624 since last March in Genesee and Orleans.
In Orleans County there are 5 new positive cases reported today for a total of 2,405 confirmed cases since last March.
The positive cases reside in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby) and Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 50s and 60s.
Orleans is reporting 5 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There aren’t currently any county residents hospitalized due to Covid.
The Health Departments is reporting a Covid-related death, a person who was a resident of Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina.
“We do not report any further information to protect the privacy of the individual and their family,” the Health Departments said in a news briefing. “We extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this individual during this very sad time.”
Albion Central School also is reporting a middle school student has tested positive for Covid-19. The student is a hybrid learner and was last in school on Feb. 12. Due to the 48-hour look-back period, the Department of Health determined that there was no need to quarantine any additional individuals, the district state don its website.
Medina Central School also is reporting today that a middle school staff member tested positive for Covid. The Department of Health has investigated and determined that no further school-related quarantines are required.
In Genesee County there are 21 new positive cases of Covid-19 reported today for a total of 4,219 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 their 20s, 40s, 50s, and 60s.
Genesee is reporting 3 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 14 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.