Orleans reports 10 new Covid-19 cases, with 7 at Albion women’s prison
County reaches 300 confirmed cases since March
Orleans County has 10 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said today in their first update since Friday.
Orleans has now had 300 people test positive for Covid-19 since March. It only had 12 new confirmed cases in the month of August.
Seven of the new cases since Friday are inmates at the Albion Correctional Facility. That women’s prison also had two confirmed cases reported on Friday and has now had nine people test positive.
The three new cases in the community, outside of the prison, are residents of Albion, Clarendon and Kendall. Those three people were not on quarantine prior to testing positive, the Health Departments said this afternoon.
The age breakdown of the new cases includes one person less than 20, two individuals in their 20s, three people in their 30s, one person in the 40s, and three people in their 50s.
There are also 19 new individuals on precautionary quarantine in Orleans due to travel from restricted states.
Genesee County received four new positive cases of Covid-19 and now has had 287 positive cases.
The new positive cases reside in Batavia, Byron, Elba and Pembroke.
One of the positive individuals is less than 20, two individuals are in their 40s, and one person is in the 50s. Three of the individuals were not on quarantine prior to testing positive, according to the Health Departments.
Two people in Genesee also have recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total recoveries in the community to 220 who have been released from mandatory isolation.
Genesee also has 25 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states. The county also has one resident hospitalized with Covid-19.