No new Covid-19 cases in Orleans for 2nd straight day

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 23 July 2020 at 4:56 pm

81 now on precautionary quarantine in Orleans

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

Orleans added 11 more people on precautionary quarantine due to travel from one of 31 restricted states. Those people need to quarantine for 14 days. Orleans now has 81 people on precautionary quarantine.

Two residents from the county remain hospitalized due to Covid-19.

Genesee County is reporting one new case of Covid-19 and has now had 246 people test positive. (Orleans has had 272 test positive.)

The new case in Genesee is a Batavia resident in the 20s. The positive individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Genesee is reporting three more recoveries for 181 total. Genesee also has 17 more people on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states for 111 total.

More from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Department

• Travel Advisory: New York is requiring travelers from the following 31 states with high coronavirus rates to self-quarantine for 14 days: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

Those violating could be subject to a judicial order and mandatory quarantine and potential fines. These states may change at any time.

• Traveler Health Form: For all out-of-state travelers from NYS restricted states, whether arriving by land or air, must self-identify by completing a traveler health form or be subject to a $2,000 fine. Click here for the traveler health form.

• Alcohol Sales Guidance: Executive Order 202.52 in effect starting July 17 requires all licensed establishments with on premises privileges (e.g. restaurants, taverns, manufacturers with tasting rooms, etc.) shall not serve alcoholic beverages unless such alcoholic beverage is accompanied by the purchase of a food item by each patron in a seated party.

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