Orleans reports 34 Covid cases, with 32 more in Genesee since Friday
2 counties pass 8,000 Covid cases in pandemic
Orleans and Genesee counties have 66 more confirmed cases of Covid-19 since Friday, and that puts the two counties past 8,000 cases in the pandemic since March 2020.
The two counties combined have a population of 97,632, according to the 2019 Census estimate. The 8,040 cases represents 8.2 percent of the population. In Genesee, 5,109 of the 57,280 residents have tested positive for Covid, or 8.9 percent. In Orleans, 2,931 out of 40,352 residents have had confirmed cases or 7.3 percent of the population.
There have been 204 Covid-related deaths in the two counties, with 121 in Genesee and 83 in Orleans, according to the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments.
In Orleans County in updated numbers today, there have been 34 new cases since Friday. The new cases are 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.
Orleans also is reporting 42 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are 3 residents from Orleans currently hospitalized due to Covid.
Albion Central School said today an elementary student tested positive for Covid-19. The student was last in school on April 30.
The Department of Health has contacted any additional individuals deemed to have been in close contact with the student. At this time, no cases of Covid-19 have been transmitted through the school, the district said.
Lyndonville Central School said it was notified over the weekend that one student and one staff member tested positive for Covid-19.
The Health Department has determined that these cases have not resulted in any necessary quarantines, the district said.
In Genesee County there are 32 new positive cases and they are 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 70s.
Genesee is reporting 32 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are currently 4 Genesee residents hospitalized due to Covid.