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Orleans has 4 new Covid-19 cases, including 3 at Orchard Rehab and Nursing Center

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 30 May 2020 at 4:32 pm

There are four more confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Orleans County, with one of them a community resident and the other three at the Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Medina.

Orleans County has now had 225 confirmed cases of Covid-19. The Orchard nursing home now has now had 40 cases among its residents.

Genesee County also has two new confirmed cases, both community members, bringing the Genesee total to 188, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

Contact tracing has been initiated and all who have had direct contact with the individuals will be notified by Health Department staff. There is currently no further information to release on ages and location. Mapping to include the positive cases from the weekend will be updated on Monday afternoon by the Health Departments.

“Now that we are in Phase 2 we ask residents to continue social distancing, mask wearing, and proper hygiene even in the company of whom we trust the most – family, friends, and co-workers,” according to a news release from the Health Departments. “We also ask residents to be respectful of the business owners and wear masks while you are in their establishment. If you are unable to wear a mask due to a medical condition, call the business and ask for curbside delivery. We can all show people that we care and respect them by continuing these practices to keep everyone safe.”

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