COVID numbers remain low across region

GENESEO — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Livingston County fell below 50 over the weekend.

The decrease came as the overall number of active cases in the GLOW region also decreased to 193, compared to 206 on Saturday.

A total of 61 new cases were reported and 72 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Monday reported 20 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,536 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, 70s and 80s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

One of the new positive individuals is a resident of the New York State Veterans’ Home at Batavia.

The county also reported 19 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,968.

In Genesee County, 14,008 residents, or 24.4 percent of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose; 7,605 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Of the 83 active cases, two are hospitalized.

New York state is reporting a total of 120 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

There have been 109,486 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 104,950 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.14 percent.

Orleans County reported nine new positive cases for a total of 2,513 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. They include people in the county’s eastern, central and western regions. Four of the new positive individuals was under mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

One of the new positive individuals is an inmate at the Albion Correctional Facility.

The county reported 20 new recoveries for a total of 2,127.

In Orleans County, 7,745 residents, or 19.1 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 3,687 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Among the 29 active cases in Orleans County, zero are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state is reporting Orleans County has had 82 COVID-related deaths.

To date, there have been 58,433 total tests conducted for county residents, with 55,920 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.30 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported 18 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing its overall total to 2,266 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Eight are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; three are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; one is from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and six are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Six of the new cases are under the age of 20, two are in their 20s, five are in their 30s, one is in their 40s, one is in their 50s, two are in their 60s, and one is in their 80s.

There was one new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 510 cases. The cases at 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 Monday, the county had 35 active cases under mandatory isolation, 98 people in mandatory quarantine, and five in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. In Wyoming County, 8,933 residents or 22.3 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 4,545 residents have completed the vaccine series.

The number of recoveries increased by nine, bringing the county’s total to 2,182.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 49 by county health officials. That is same number the state Department of Health is reporting.

To date, there have been 64,669 total tests conducted for county residents, with 62,403 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.50 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 14 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the weekend, increasing its overall total to 3,864 as of Monday.

There are 46 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, marking an decrease of 10 since Friday.

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

Livingston County also recorded 24 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,774.

Active cases include 21 in Geneseo; seven in Mount Morris (down two); three in Caledonia (down four); two each in Avon (up one), Hemlock (down two), Groveland, Lima (up one), Livonia (down two), and Piffard (up one);and single cases in Dalton, Dansville and Lakeville.

The county has reported 44 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county tracking map. New York state has logged 57 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 107,874 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 104,010 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.58 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 21 active cases among its college community over the weekend, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker. That represents one less compared to Friday.

A total of 49 people were in mandatory quarantine with one in precautionary quarantine. Fourteen people were isolating off-campus, while seven were isolating on-campus, according to SUNY’s COVID-19 tracker.

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