Orleans reaches 100 community recoveries from Covid-19

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 16 June 2020 at 4:35 pm

Orleans County reached a milestone today with the 100th recovery of a community member from Covid-19.

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported today one new recovery from the community from Covid-19. That brings the total to 100.

The county also reported two more cases of Covid-19, for 256 people total who have tested positive for Covid-19. The two new cases are residents of Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center in Medina, with one in the 30s and one in the 80s.

Of the 256 people who have tested positive for Covid-19, 106 are community residents, while 150 are residents of regulated facilities, including 89 at The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center in Albion, 55 at Orchard Rehabilitation and 6 at a state-owned group in Medina for people with disabilities.

The Health Departments also reports today that 13 county residents remain hospitalized with Covid-19.

In Genensee County, there are four new Covid-19 cases, for 206 total. The new cases include people who live in Alabama, Alexander, Batavia and Elba. One of the individuals is less than 20 years old, one individual is in the 20s, and two individuals are in their 30s.

The new positive cases were not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Genesee also is reporting one more recovery from Covid-19, for 142 total. No one from Genesee is currently hospitalized with Covid-19.

Click here to view an online map of confirmed cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

The facility breakdown shows the total positive cases from facilities that have had a positive swab for Covid-19.

More from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments:

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