Orleans reports 17 new Covid cases, 24 more in Genesee
There are 41 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 reported today in Genesee and Orleans counties, which brings the total to 7,421 in the past 13 months of the pandemic. That includes 4,782 in Genesee County and 2,639 in Orleans.
In Orleans County there are 17 new positive cases reported today. Those cases include residents in the West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby), Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.
One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments reported.
In Orleans, 10 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 4 Orleans residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Of the new cases, one is an inmate at the Orleans Correctional Facility where 68 have now tested positive during the pandemic. There are also 4 inmates inmates who tested positive at the Albion Correctional Facility, bringing that total to 40 during the pandemic.
In Genesee County there are 24 new positive cases of Covid. The new positive cases reside in the West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke) and Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Elba, Oakfield). The individuals are in the age groups of 19-20, 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s.
Genesee is reporting 27 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 8 county residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Positivity rates: Orleans has a 2.8 percent positivity rate in past 7 days, and 2.6 percent in past 14 days.
Genesee has a 3.3 percent positivity rate in past 7 days, and 3.0 percent in past 14 days.
The two counties are part of the nine-county Finger Lakes Region which has a positivity rate of 2.8 percent in past 7 days, and 2.5 percent in past 14 days.
Statewide the positivity rate in past 7 days is 3.4 percent and 3.5 percent over the past 14 days.