Orleans has 11 new Covid cases in 1st update since Friday

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 October 2020 at 7:46 pm

Orleans County is reporting 11 new positive case of Covid-19 today in the first update since Friday. The county has now had 337 people test positive for Covid since March.

The new positive cases are residents of Albion, Barre, Carlton, Shelby and Yates. The new cases are people in the following age groups: 0 to 19 years, 20s, 30s and 50s, according to the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.

Five of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine when they tested positive. Six of the other cases were people not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Orleans also has 10 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

The G-O Health Departments aren’t able to provide an update on confirmed cases in Genesee County today due to technology/internet issues.

“Those numbers will be updated tomorrow,” the Health Departments said. “We apologize for the inconvenience.”

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