Orleans, Genesee each report 10 more new confirmed Covid cases
Orleans and Genesee counties are each reporting 10 new confirmed cases of Covid-19. Those 20 cases reported today bring the total in the two counties to 7,380 in the past 13 months of the pandemic. That includes 4,758 in Genesee and 2,622 in Orleans.
In Orleans County the 10 new positive cases reported today are in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby), Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon).
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 60s and 70s. One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said in an afternoon news advisory.
Orleans is reporting 5 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently four residents from Orleans hospitalized due to Covid.
In Genesee County the 10 new cases reside in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke), Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield) and East Region (Bergen, Byron, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford).
The individuals are in their 20s, 30s, 50s and 80s. (Two of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Genesee County Jail, where 29 inmates have now tested positive during the pandemic.).
Genesee is reporting 4 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. There are currently 9 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Active Cases: The number of active cases in the two counties are up in the past seven days from 118 on March 31 to 145 today. That includes an increase in Orleans, from 43 to 58, and in Genesee, from 75 to 87.
Vaccine Update: All New Yorkers 16 and over are eligible to get the Covid-19 vaccine. Visit the G-O Health Vaccination Page (click here) to check for upcoming vaccination clinics, which are targeted for Genesee and Orleans residents.