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No new Covid-19 cases in either Orleans, Genesee

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 August 2020 at 5:48 pm

Orleans and Genesee counties both don’t have any new Covid-19 cases to report today.

Orleans has 5 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states. Genesee has 11 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel.

Genesee continues to have one person hospitalized due to Covid-19, while Orleans doesn’t have any hospitalized, according to the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.

State-wide Data: There are 566 new Covid-19 cases in the state out of 71,189 test results reported on Tuesday for a 0.79 percent positive rate. The state’s rate of positive Covid-19 tests has been below 1 percent for 19 straight days.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the state is closely monitoring the recent increase in Western New York’s infection rate, which was at 1.8 percent on Monday and 1.4 percent on Tuesday.

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