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Orleans, Genesee each have a new confirmed Covid-19 case

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 September 2020 at 4:17 pm

Orleans and Genesee each have a new confirmed case of Covid-19 to report today. In Orleans, the new case is an elementary school student at Albion.

The student has been placed on mandatory isolation at home. All close contacts have been notified by the Orleans County Health Department.

“If you were not notified you are not considered a close contact,” the Health Department stated in a news briefing this afternoon.

The student was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county has now had 308 people test positive for Covid-19 with five of them in the 0-19 age group.

Genesee County has one new case of Covid-19 and now has had 297 people test positive since March. Of those, 19 are in the 0-19 age group.

The new case confirmed in Genesee County is a Bethany resident in the 50s. The individual was not on quarantine prior to testing positive.

Genesee also is reporting 2 more people are on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states, while Orleans has five more on precautionary quarantine due to travel.

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

• State-wide Data: Of the 83,997 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 754 or 0.89 percent were positive.

The state has now had 451,227 confirmed cases since March. New York also hit a milestone with 10 million Covid tests.

Today’s data from the state includes:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 470 (+2)
  • Patients Newly Admitted – 43
  • Number ICU – 133 (-1)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 67 (+1)
  • Deaths – 3 (Total Deaths – 25,432)

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