Orleans reports 11 new Covid cases, while Genesee has 27 more
Orleans and Genesee counties combined are reporting 38 new confirmed Covid-19 cases today, bringing the total during the 13 months of the pandemic to 7,360 in the two counties, which includes 4,748 in Genesee and 2,612 in Orleans.
In Orleans County there are 11 new positive cases reported today. The new cases are residents of the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby) and Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 50s and 70s.
Orleans is reporting 1 of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
The county also has 3 more of the previous positive individuals recover and be removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 4 Orleans residents hospitalized due to Covid.
In Genesee County there are 27 new positive cases, which includes residents in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke), Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield) and East Region (Bergen, Byron, LeRoy, Pavilion, Stafford). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 90s.
Two of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Genesee County Jail, where 27 inmates have tested positive for Covid.
Genesee is reporting 26 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are 9 Genesee residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
• Active cases continue rise: The number of active continues to trend up in the two counties. The 138 today is up from 131 on Monday and 98 a week ago. Orleans currently has 53 active cases, compared to 33 a week ago, while Genesee currently has 85 active cases, which is up 20 from a week ago when there were 65.