New Covid cases since Monday include 84 in Orleans, 75 in Genesee
2 counties near 300 active cases; Genesee reports another Covid death
Genesee and Orleans counties have 159 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 since Monday, with 84 in Orleans and 75 in Genesee.
The two counties now have 295 active cases of Covid with 160 in Genesee and 135 in Orleans. That is up from 257 on Monday when there were 144 active cases in Genesee and 113 in Orleans.
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments updates the cases twice a week on Monday and Thursday afternoons. The number of active cases recently includes 295 today, 257 on Monday, 204 on Sept. 16 (119 in Orleans and 85 in Genesee), 183 on Sept. 13 (97 in Orleans and 86 in Genesee) and 144 on Sept. 9 (77 in Orleans and 67 in Genesee).
In Orleans County, the 84 new cases since Monday include people in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
There are currently six Orleans residents hospitalized due to Covid.
The county is reporting 31 more of the previous positive individuals have completed their 10-day isolation and been removed from mandatory isolation.
In Genesee County the 75 new positive cases are people in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s.
There are currently 13 Genesee residents who are hospitalized due to Covid.
The county has 61 more of the previous positive individuals who have completed their 10-day isolation and been removed from mandatory isolation.
Genesee also had had one more person pass away due to Covid, a person under age 65 who didn’t live in a nursing home.
“We do not provide any further information to protect the privacy of the individuals and their families,” according to a statement from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments. “Our deepest condolences are extended to the families and friends during this difficult time.”
Genesee has now had 131 Covid-related deaths during the pandemic and Orleans has had 84.