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No new confirmed Covid-19 cases in Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 June 2020 at 4:24 pm

Oak Orchard Health now offering Covid testing in Albion

Orleans County doesn’t have any new Covid-19 cases to report today, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said this afternoon.

The county also has one new recovery for 108 total in the community. Thirteen residents are currently hospitalized with Covid-19.

In Genesee County, there are three new cases, giving Genesee 215 who have tested positive for Covid-19 during the pandemic.

Two of the new positive individuals reside in Batavia and one lives in Byron. Two of the individuals are in their 40s and one is in the 50s. None of the new positive people were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Click here to see an online map of cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

More information from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments:

Community Testing – Oak Orchard Health is now able to provide expanded Covid-19 swabbing to the public at their Albion location (future locations may be added later).

Anyone needing testing for Covid-19 and meeting the criteria (being symptomatic – sick) or required for profession) can call Oak Orchard Health at 585-589-5613 for an appointment. Oak Orchard isn’t accepting walk-ins for the tests.

Oak Orchard Health will do their best to accommodate scheduling demands, but be aware appointments may fill up quickly. The current testing schedule is

Monday 3:40-4:40; Tuesday 4 to 5 p.m.; Wednesday 2:20 to 3:20 p.m.; Thursday 3 to 4 p.m.; and Friday 3:20 to 4:20 p.m.

Antibody Testing – This is a current snapshot of the SARS-CoV-2 IgG antibody test results both departments have received and will be updated periodically, but not daily.

• Genesee County: Of the 1,553 antibody test results received there were 45 who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 IgG (the virus that causes Covid-19) antibodies.

• Orleans County: Of the 670 antibody test results received there were 17 who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 IgG (the virus that causes Covid-19) antibodies.

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