Active cases decrease in three counties

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases increased slightly Wednesday in the GLOW region.

Cases totaled 176 across the four counties, compared to 171 on Tuesday. A total of 34 new cases were reported and 23 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Wednesday reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,560 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 80s. They include people in the county’s central and eastern regions.

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

The county also reported nine new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,007.

In Genesee County, 14,321 residents, or 24.9 percent of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose; 7,718 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Of the 61 active cases, four are hospitalized.

New York state is reporting a total of 121 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County — an increase of one.

There have been 110,360 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 105,800 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.13 percent.

Orleans County reported seven new positive cases for a total of 2,523 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 50s and 60s. They include people in the county’s western, eastern central region.

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

The county reported one new recovery for a total of 2,133.

In Orleans County, 8,066 residents, or 19.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 3,787 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Among the 32 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 59,079 total tests conducted for county residents, with 56,556 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.27 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported four new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its overall total to 2,276 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

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

One of the new cases are in their 20s, one is in their 50s, one is in their 80s and one in their 90s.

There were no new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 513 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 Wednesday, the county had 26 active cases under mandatory isolation, 116 people in mandatory quarantine, and three in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. In Wyoming County, 9,148 residents or 22.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 4,666 residents have completed the vaccine series.

The number of recoveries increased by five, bringing the county’s total to 2,201.

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 65,238 total tests conducted for county residents, with 62,962 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.49 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, increasing its overall total to 3,894.

There are 57 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, marking an increase of three since Monday.

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

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

Active cases include 21 in Geneseo (up two); eight in Mount Morris (up one); five in Dansville; four in Livonia (down one); three each in Avon, Caledonia, Hemlock and Piffard; two cases in Lima, and single cases in Conesus (new), Groveland (down one), Leicester (new), Nunda, and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County.

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 108,532 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 104,739 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.59 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 23 active cases among its college community on Wednesday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker. That represents no change compared to Tuesday.

A total of 48 people were in mandatory quarantine with none in precautionary quarantine. Eighteen people were isolating off-campus, while five were isolating on-campus, according to SUNY’s COVID-19 tracker.

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