Few new COVID-19 cases reported locally

This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient in the U.S. Virus particles are shown emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. The spikes on the outer edge of the virus particles give coronaviruses their name, crown-like. Credit: NIAID-RML

ALBION — A total of 23 new COVID-19 cases and five related deaths have been reported Friday afternoon in Orleans County.

Twenty-two of the new cases, and four deaths, have been reported at Orchard Rehab in Medina.

The other new death was reported at the Villages of Orleans Nursing & Rehab in Albion, while the new case was in Ridgeway.

Stay tuned for more details.

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