Orleans reports 13 more Covid cases today, Genesee 7 more
Orleans County has 13 more confirmed positives case of Covid-19 today for a total of 452 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in Albion, Carlton, Kendall, Murray, Ridgeway and Shelby. The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 30s, 40s, 50s and 70s.
Two of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported today.
Three of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list. One Orleans County resident is currently hospitalized due to Covid.
• Holley high schooler tests positive: The Health Department has been notified of a positive student at Holley High School. The student was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive. The individual is on mandatory isolation until they recover. Contact tracing is in process for those who are considered close contacts and will be placed on mandatory quarantine for 14 days from the last contact with the positive individual.
• Worker in Holley Elementary tests positive for Covid: The Holley school district also notified the community that an adult who works in the Holley Elementary School building tested positive for Covid. The individual does not work directly for the school district, Brian Bartalo, district superintendent, said in a letter to the community.
The last day this person was on our campus was Friday, November 6. The district is unable to legally disclose any additional details or personal identifiable information about this individual per the federal privacy laws.
The district will work with the Health Department to assist with any contact tracing if that is deemed necessary. The DOH will typically go back 48 hours from the onset of symptoms or the date of the test to determine any order of quarantining of individuals of close contact with this person. In this situation, since the individual was last here four days ago, it’s not known if anyone will be contacted. Any communication of the need for quarantine will come directly from the Health Department, Bartalo said.
In Genesee County, there are 7 new positive cases of Covid for a total of 472 positive cases since March.
The data below includes the 43 reported cases since Friday. The new positive cases reside in Alabama, Alexander, Batavia, Bergen, Bethany, Darien, Elba, LeRoy, Oakfield, Pavilion and Stafford.
The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Fourteen of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Genesee also reports that 17 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
Two Genesee residents are hospitalized due to Covid.
• 173 active cases in 3 counties: To see an online map of confirmed cases in Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties, click here. There are currently 173 active cases in the three counties – 87 in Genesee, 47 in Orleans and 39 in Wyoming.
More from the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments
• No updates on Veterans Day: Due to the Veterans Day holiday, both Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments will be closed. We will not be updating numbers or the map until Thursday afternoon. A very special thank you to those who have served in any of the armed forces. We appreciate your service and the sacrifices you and your families have endured to keep our country safe.