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Orleans has no new Covid-19 cases, while Genesee has 1

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 July 2020 at 5:14 pm

Orleans County doesn’t have any new confirmed cases of Covid-19, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported this afternoon.

Orleans also added nine people to precautionary quarantine to travel restrictions. The county still has 77 on precautionary quarantine due to travel.

The county also reports one additional recovery in the community from Covid-19 for 118 total. There are also two people hospitalized in the county from the virus.

In Genesee County, there is one additional confirmed case, bringing Genesee’s total to 245 cases of Covid-19.

The new case is a Darien resident in the 30s. The individual was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Genesee also has nine more people on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states, and now has 96 on precautionary quarantine.

More from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Department

• Travel Advisory: New York is requiring travelers from the following 31 states with high coronavirus rates to self-quarantine for 14 days: Alaska, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

Those violating could be subject to a judicial order and mandatory quarantine and potential fines. These states may change at any time.

• Traveler Health Form: For all out-of-state travelers from NYS restricted states, whether arriving by land or air, must self-identify by completing a traveler health form or be subject to a $2,000 fine. Click here for the traveler health form.

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