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Orleans and Genesee each report 1 new case of Covid-19

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 August 2020 at 4:23 pm

No one from Orleans currently hospitalized with coronavirus

Orleans and Genesee counties are each reporting one new case of Covid-19 today.

The new case in Orleans is a person in the 50s from Murray. The individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported. Orleans has now had 280 people test positive for Covid-19.

The county is also reporting one new recovery bringing that total to 122, which doesn’t include residents of nursing homes or other facilities not regulated by the local health department.

Orleans also has 18 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

No one from the county is currently hospitalized with Covid-19.

In Genesee, the new case is a person in the 20s from Batavia. The individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive. Genesee has now had 263 people test positive for Covid-19.

The county also added 16 new individuals to precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states. One Genesee resident is hospitalized with Covid-19.

• State-wide update: Gov. Andrew Cuomo today said there are 636 new cases of Covid-19 in the state, out of 72,668 tests, a 0.87 percent positive rate.

The state also had four new confirmed deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total to 25,179.

There are also 564 hospitalizations from Covid-19, which is down by four, and 134 people in ICU, which is down by five.

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