New Covid cases since Friday include 36 in Orleans, 33 in Genesee
There are 69 new confirmed Covid-19 cases since Friday afternoon in Genesee and Orleans counties, bringing the total to 7,692 in the two counties during the pandemic, including 2,756 in Orleans and 4,936 in Genesee.
In Orleans County there are 36 new cases since last Friday. Those cases are 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 and 80s.
Of the new cases, 9 were previously on quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said.
Orleans is reporting 24 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list.
Five of the new cases are inmates at the Albion Correctional Facility, where 49 have now tested positive during the pandemic.
There are 3 Orleans County residents hospitalized due to Covid.
In Genesee County there are 33 new confirmed cases of Covid, and those cases are 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, 80s and 90s.
Genesee is reporting 39 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 7 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Active cases down in Genesee, up in Orleans since a week ago: The number of active cases in the two counties is at 159 today, which is down 10 from a week ago. In Genesee the active cases decreased from 92 to 78, while in Orleans the cases are up from 77 to 81 in the past seven days.
Vaccine clinics: The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments encourage people to check the health page (click here) for upcoming vaccination clinics. Those clinics are targeted for Genesee and Orleans residents but open to residents who live, work and/or study in New York State.
Both counties are offering vaccination clinic registration via phone. These numbers are for Covid vaccination registration only. In Genesee, call (585) 815-7168. In Orleans, call (585) 589-3170. For both numbers ask for the vaccine registration help line.