New Covid cases since Friday include 76 in Orleans, 159 in Genesee
Both counties also report new deaths from Covid; Orleans passes 1,000 Covid cases since March
The neighboring counties of Genesee and Orleans combined have 235 more confirmed cases on Covid-19 since Friday, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported in a news briefing this evening.
In Orleans County, there are 76 new positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 1,074 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in all 10 towns in the county: Albion, Barre, Carlton, Clarendon, Gaines, Kendall, Murray, Ridgeway, Shelby and Yates. (Of the new cases, 1 is a resident of Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina and 2 are inmates at the Orleans Correctional Facility in Albion.)
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.
Of the new cases, 8 of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Orleans is reporting 72 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
The county has six residents due hospitalized due to Covid, up from two on Friday.
The G-O Health Departments also reported a resident has died due to Covid. The person was a community member over age 65. This is the 61st resident to die from Covid since March.
In Genesee County, there are 159 new positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 1,831 since March.
The new positive cases reside in Alabama, Alexander, Batavia, Bergen, Byron,
Corfu, Darien, Elba, LeRoy, Oakfield, Pavilion and Stafford. (Of the new cases 28 are residents at New York State Veterans Home in Batavia and 2 are residents at the LeRoy Village Green.)
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
Genesee is reporting 112 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
The county is reporting 14 residents are hospitalized, which is down from 29 on Friday.
A resident of the Batavia VA Medical Center also has died due to complications from Covid. The individual was over 65. This is the 20th resident of Genesee County to pass away from county since March.