COVID-19 UPDATE: Cases increase by 23 in GLOW region; US State Reports Death in Livingston County | Public Service News


The number of active COVID-19 cases in the GLOW region is approaching 200 as the total number of positive virus cases in the four counties increased by 23 on Thursday.

Health departments serving Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties reported a total of 199 active cases on Thursday, up from 176 on Wednesday.

No deaths have been reported in the region by county health officials, although the New York State Department of Health has reported one new death in Livingston County linked to the virus.

The total number of COVID-19-related deaths in the four counties is 310, according to state death data.

GLOW’s four counties added a total of 44 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, up from 18 recoveries.

Here’s a look at the county-by-county data:

Genesee County reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, for a total of 4,584 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

The new cases include people under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 60s. They include residents of the western, central and eastern parts of the county.

Three of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Genesee County Jail.

The county also reported 10 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,017.

In Genesee County, 14,481 residents, or 25.2 percent of the population, received at least one dose of the vaccine; 7,897 residents have completed the series of vaccines.

Of the 73 active cases, two are hospitalized.

New York State is reporting a total of 121 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

A total of 110,941 tests for the virus have been performed in Genesee County. The results include 106,357 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.13%.

Orleans County has reported seven new positive cases for a total of 2,530 since the start of the pandemic.

Individuals are under 20 and in their 30s, 40s and 50s. They include residents of the eastern and central region of the county. Three of the new positive individuals were in quarantine before testing positive.

One of the new HIV-positive people is an inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility.

The county reported two new recoveries for a total of 2,135.

In the county of Orleans, 8,191 inhabitants, or 20.2% of the inhabitants of the county, received at least one dose of vaccine; 3,920 residents have completed the series of vaccines.

Of the 36 active cases in Orleans County, none are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state reports that Orleans County has recorded 82 COVID-related deaths.

To date, a total of 59,470 tests have been performed for county residents, including 56,940 negative, for an infection rate of 4.25% among those tested.

Wyoming County reported six new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its overall total to 2,282 community cases since the start of the pandemic, according to the Wyoming County Department of Health.

Three are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville, and Sheldon; two are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; none originate from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and one east of the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

One of the new cases is in his twenties, two in his thirties, two in his fifties and one in his sixties.

There have been no new cases in Wyoming County state correctional facilities. These establishments had a total of 513 cases. Cases in state correctional facilities are managed by the State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and are not included in the Wyoming County total.

As of Thursday, the county had 30 active cases in compulsory isolation, 103 people in compulsory quarantine and four in preventive quarantine after traveling out of state. In Wyoming County, 9,446 residents, or 23.6 percent of the county’s residents, have received at least one dose of the vaccine; 4,900 residents have completed the series of vaccines.

The number of recoveries increased by two, bringing the county’s total to 2,203.

In Wyoming County, 9,446 residents, or 23.6% of the county population, received at least one dose of the vaccine; 4,900 residents have completed the round of vaccines, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

The total number of deaths in Wyoming County is reported at 49 by county health officials. This is the same number the state health department reports.

To date, a total of 65,522 tests have been performed for county residents, including 63,240 negative, for an infection rate of 3.48% among those tested.

The Livingston County Public Health Department reported seven new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its overall total to 3,901.

There are 60 active cases among residents of Livingston County, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, marking an increase of three since Wednesday.

There have been no hospitalizations since February 24, according to county health data.

Livingston County also recorded four new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,793.

Active cases include 25 in Geneseo (up to four), eight in Mount Morris, five each in Dansville and Livonia (up to one), three each in Avon, Lima (up to one) and Piffard; two each in Caledonia (one below) and Hemlock (one below), and one each in Leicester, Groveland, Conesus and a postcode of Wayland in Livingston County.

The county has reported 44 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county’s tracking map. New York State has recorded 58 deaths in Livingston County, an increase from Thursday.

Livingston County has administered 109,095 tests for COVID-19 among residents of the county. The results include 105,194 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.58%.

In Livingston County, 16,517 residents, or 26.1 percent of the county’s residents, received at least one dose of the vaccine; 9,072 residents have completed the round of vaccines, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

SUNY Geneseo on Thursday reported 28 active cases among its university community, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker. This is an increase of five from Wednesday.

A total of 103 people were in quarantine, including 56 people in mandatory quarantine and 47 in preventive quarantine. Twenty-eight people were in isolation, including 22 off campus and six on campus, according to SUNY’s COVID-19 tracker.

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