Orleans reports 25 more Covid cases, Genesee 9 more
Orleans County today is reporting 25 more new positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 2,189 cases since last March.
The positive cases reside 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, 60s, 70s and 80s.
Of the new cases, two are residents at the Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center in Albion and two inmates at the Orleans Correctional Facility, a men’s prison in Albion.
The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are also reporting four of the new positive individuals were on quarantine prior to testing positive.
Orleans also is reporting 11 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are also four residents hospitalized due to Covid.
Albion Central School reports an elementary school staff member has tested positive for Covid-19. The staff member was last in school on Jan. 29.
Students and staff members deemed to have been in close contact with the individual have been identified by the district and anyone needing to quarantine has been contacted by the Department of Health, the district stated on its website.
Holley Central School reported on Monday that a Middle/High School staff member tested positive for Covid-19. The last day this person was in the district was Jan. 29.
The Health Department has indicated to us that there will be no quarantining required of any students or staff members due to close contact with this individual at the school.
In Genesee County there are 9 new positive cases of Covid-19 for a total of 3,876 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in the 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, 30s, 50s, 60s and 80s.
Genesee is reporting 23 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 20 Genesee County residents hospitalized due to Covid.