Orleans, Genesee each report a death from Covid-19

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 2 June 2020 at 4:43 pm

Orleans and Genesee today both are reporting a death from Covid-19.

In Orleans County, the person who passed away was a resident of The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center in Albion, which has now had 27 of its residents die from Covid-19. Orleans has now had 38 people die from Covid-19.

In Genesee County, a person over age 65 died from Covid-19. That person was in the hospital, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

Genesee has now had five residents die after contracting the coronavirus.

Both counties are also reporting new confirmed cases of Covid-19. In Orleans County, the Health Department said there are two new cases – a community member form Ridgeway and a resident of Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina. (Orchard has had 46 residents test positive.)

Of the new positive cases in the county, one of the individuals is in the 50s, and the other is in the 70s. The new positive community case was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county has now had 236 people test positive for Covid-19.

Orleans also has two more recoveries, bringing that total to 77. There are 18 residents from Orleans hospitalized with Covid-19.

Genesee County has one new confirmed case of Covid-19, a person in the 50s who lives in Byron. Genesee has now had 190 cases of Covid-19.

The new positive case was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Genesee also has had two more recoveries in the community, bringing that total to 126. (With the four recoveries in the two counties, Genesee and Orleans have topped 200 recoveries – 203.)

Genesee County currently doesn’t have any residents hospitalized from Covid-19.

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

The facility breakdown shows the total positive cases from facilities where the Health Departments have received a positive swab for Covid-19.

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