Orleans reports only 3 new Covid cases today, while Genesee has 28 more
Orleans County has 3 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 today, one of its lowest totals in recent months.
Orleans averaged 7.5 cases a day in November, followed by 24.3 a day in December and 25.4 a day in January.
With the 3 new cases reported today, Orleans County is at 2,294 positive cases since last March, the Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments is reporting this afternoon.
The new positive cases reside in the Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon). The individuals are in the age groups of 0-19 and the 40s.
Two of the new positive individuals were on quarantine prior to testing positive.
The county is reporting that 13 more of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list. The number of active cases in the county dropped from 83 on Monday to 73 today.
There are 3 residents currently hospitalized due to Covid-19.
Albion Central School is reporting a high school and elementary school student have tested positive for Covid-19.
The elementary student is a hybrid learner and was last in school on Feb. 2. Due to the 48-hour look-back period, the Department of Health determined there was no need to quarantine any additional students or staff, the district stated on its website.
The high school student is a hybrid learner and was last in contact with other students on Feb. 5. Those determined to have been in close contact with the student have been identified and should be contacted by the Department of Health, the district stated.
In Genesee County there are 28 new positive cases for a total of 3,986 confirmed cases since last March.
The new positive cases reside 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 that 30 of the previous positive individuals have recovered and been removed from the isolation list.
There are 17 Genesee residents currently hospitalized due to Covid.
There also is one death of the Genesee resident reported today due to Covid. That brings the total deaths in Genesee from Covid to 115. For more information on Covid fatalities in counties in the state, click here.