Orleans, Genesee each report no new Covid-19 cases today

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 28 August 2020 at 4:18 pm

Orleans has 3 active cases, while Genesee has 1

Orleans and Genesee counties both don’t have a new Covid-19 case to report today.

Genesee is reporting one more recovery, while Orleans has one more person on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

An online map of confirmed cases in Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming counties, shows there are three active cases in Orleans, and 1 each in Genesee and Wyoming.

In Orleans County, there are 10 people on mandatory quarantine and three on mandatory isolation.

• State-wide Data: Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the lowest Covid-19 infection rate in New York State—0.65 percent—since the pandemic began.

New York State’s infection rate has been less than 1 percent every day for three weeks. The governor also announced that 8 million tests have now been conducted in the state.

“Fighting Covid-19 requires enormous bravery and discipline from New Yorkers and I thank them for today’s new record-low infection rate,” Cuomo said. “This is evidence that what each of us does to slow the spread—wearing masks, socially distancing and washing hands—makes a real difference.”

Of the 97,826 test results reported to New York State yesterday, 636, or 0.65 percent, were positive. The 636 additional cases of novel coronavirus bring the statewide total to 432,767.

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