Orleans has 1 new case of Covid-19, Genesee reports 2 more

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 June 2020 at 5:14 pm

There is one new confirmed case of Covid-19 in Orleans County, a person under age 20 from Murray, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon. That person was on mandatory quarantine.

Orleans has now had 260 people test positive for Covid-19.

Orleans also had one more person recover from Covid-19, to bring the total recoveries in the community to 104.

There are 13 residents from Orleans County hospitalized with Covid-19.

In Genesee County, two people tested positive with Covid-19. They are both in the federal VA facility in Batavia. One is in the 60s and the other is in the 80s.

Genesee also is reporting one more recovery to bring that total to 144. No one in Genesee is currently hospitalized with Covid-19.

More from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments:

• Tri-county map of confirmed cases: Click here to see an on-line map of confirmed cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

State guidelines for sports and recreation: The state has released guidelines for sports and recreation during the Covid-19 public health emergency. Click here for more information.

Social gatherings limited to 25 people or less: Per Governor Cuomo, gatherings (groups, assembly, meeting, etc.) of 25 or less are permitted with social distancing and sanitization protocols in place through July 15.

The Health Departments do not authorize or allow exemptions from the Governor’s orders. If you have questions about the orders you can go to forward.ny.gov or e-mail the Finger Lakes Regional Control Room at flnyf@esd.ny.gov.

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