No new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in either Orleans or Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 17 May 2020 at 4:18 pm

There aren’t any new confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Orleans and Genesee counties today, the local health department is reporting this afternoon.

On Saturday, Orleans had 12 news cases and Genesee had two new cases. Combined, the two counties have had 337 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with 171 in Genesee and 166 in Orleans.

But today the numbers haven’t changed. The health department urges no slacking in taking precautions against the spread of the coronavirus.

“We continue to encourage people to practice stay safe at home, social distancing, wear face coverings/masks when out in public, frequent handwashing and disinfecting frequently touched/shared surfaces, and stay home if you are sick as we move forward in Phase 1 of NY Forward to un-PAUSE,” the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said in a news release.

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