New Covid cases since Friday include 2 in Orleans, 3 in Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 June 2021 at 7:40 pm

The number of new Covid-19 cases since Friday is only 2 in Orleans and 3 in Genesee, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported today. That is down significantly from recent new caseloads in the two counties.

There has also been another death from Covid in Genesee County, bringing the total deaths due to Covid to 125 in Genesee. There have been 83 Covid-related deaths in Orleans during the pandemic.

In Orleans County the 2 new positive Covid cases brings the total to 3,085 cases in the pandemic since March 2020.

There is currently 1 Orleans resident hospitalized due to Covid.

Due to technology issues, the Health Department is unable to report ages and the number of people removed from mandatory isolation in Orleans. This information will be updated in the June 4th briefing, the Health Department said.

In Genesee County the 3 new positive cases bring the total to 5,312 cases during the pandemic.

The new cases include people in their 20s, 30s and 40s. There are currently 4 Genesee residents  hospitalized due to Covid.

Genesee is reporting 18 more people have completed their 10-day isolation and been removed from mandatory isolation. The number of active cases in Genesee has dropped from 33 on Friday to 16 today.