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

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 9 September 2020 at 4:38 pm

Orleans also has first Covid hospitalization in a month

Orleans County is reporting 1 new Covid-19 case today, a person from Gaines in the 60s. The county has now had 301 people test positive for Covid since March.

The new case is a person from the community who wasn’t on quarantine prior to testing positive.

There are 8 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported.

Orleans also is reporting 1 person is hospitalized from Covid-19, the first hospitalization in the county due to Covid in about a month.

Genesee County also received 2 new positive cases of Covid-19 and has now had 289 positive cases.

The two new cases are both Batavia residents, one in the 50s and the other in the 90s. One of the individuals was not on quarantine prior to testing positive.

Genesee also is reporting 3 more recoveries from Covid-19 and those people have been released from mandatory isolation.

Genesee also has added 2 new individuals to precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states. Genesee also has  one person hospitalized due to Covid-19.

• Statewide data: Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced the 33rd straight day that New York State’s Covid-19 infection rate has been below 1 percent.

On Tuesday, 0.91 percent of tests reported to the state were positive or 576 out of 63,230.

Other statewide data includes:

  • Patient Hospitalization – 463 (+18)
  • Number ICU – 121 (+7)
  • Number ICU with Intubation – 59 (+7)
  • Deaths – 3 (Total Deaths – 25,370)

More from the Genesee & Orleans County Health Departments:

• Schools: New York School Districts will be providing the NYS Department of Health with daily data on the number of people who have tested positive for Covid-19. When the reporting starts to come back, the Covid Report Card will be live. To access, click here.

• New York State Agricultural Seasonal Worker Covid-19 Testing Opportunity: The Departments of Agriculture and Markets, Health, and Labor are partnering with county health departments, Cornell Cooperative Extension, New York Farm Bureau and community health partners in Clinton, Genesee, Orleans, Ulster and Wayne counties to offer free Covid-19 testing to agricultural workers.

These counties were selected for this opportunity as these counties see the highest number of out-of-state workers during harvest season. For registration, click here.

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