Orleans reports 6 new Covid cases today, including Albion middle schooler
County has had 80 people test positive so far in October
Orleans County has six new confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, including one who is a student at the Albion Middle School.
The county has now had 80 people test positive so far this month and 397 since March.
The six new positive cases are residents of Carlton, Barre, Shelby and Murray. The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 20s, 40s, 60s and 70s.
None of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments said.
Orleans also has 16 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.
The county has two people hospitalized due to Covid, and also has two more people who have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list.
The Albion Middle School student is a hybrid learner who was last in the school on Thursday, Oct. 22. All contacts have been identified and have been placed under mandatory quarantine, the Health Department said.
Genesee County has four more confirmed cases and has had 362 positive cases since March.
The new positive cases reside in Batavia, Bergen, Darien and LeRoy. The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19, 40s, 60s and 70s.
One of the individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
Genesee also has 13 new individuals on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.
Genesee currently has three people hospitalized due to Covid.
The Health Department also has been notified that an Elba elementary student has a confirmed case of Covid-19. The last date the student was in school was Oct. 23. The Genesee County Health Department will be in touch with the students that were identified in contract tracing efforts. Elba’s Universal Pre-Kindergarten program will be going to a 100% distance learning model until Nov. 9.