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Orleans and Genesee each have 1 new Covid-19 case

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 June 2020 at 4:41 pm

Orleans and Genesee counties each have m=one new confirmed case of Covid-19 to report today, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

The Orleans County case is an Albion resident in the 50s. Orleans has now had 264 people test positive for Covid-19.

The new positive individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive. In Orleans, 13 of the total active positive cases are hospitalized.

In Genesee County, the new confirmed case is an Elba resident in the 20s. Genesee has now had 216 people test positive for Covid-19.

The new positive individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive. Genesee also has one person hospitalized with Covid-19.

Genesee has had one more recovery for 147 total.

To see an online map of confirmed cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties, click here.

More information from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments:

New York, New Jersey and Connecticut announced that effect at 12:01 a.m. tonight travelers from states with high coronavirus rates to self-quarantine for 14 days. Currently, states include Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, Washington, Utah and Texas. Those violating could be subject to a judicial order and mandatory quarantine and potential fines. Additional guidance is forthcoming.

• Keep checking the New York Forward website for your industry/organization/activity summary guidelines.

Social gathering size increased: The Governor announced today that gathering sizes will be increasing from 25 to 50 for regions in phase 4. Further information is forthcoming. The local Health Departments do not authorize or allow exemptions from the Governor’s orders.

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 and meeting the criteria (being symptomatic or required for profession) can call Oak Orchard Health at 585-589-5613 for an appointment, no walk-ins.

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 to 4:40 p.m., Tuesday 4 to 5 p.m., Wednesday 2:20 to 3:20 p.m., Thursday from 3 to 4 p.m., and Friday from 3:20 to 4:20 p.m.

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