Active COVID-19 cases tumble

BATAVIA — Active COVID-19 cases increased over the weekend in the GLOW region.

A total of 189 active COVID-19 cases were reported as of Monday. That marks an increase of 10 cases compared to Friday.

In the meantime, 83 new cases were reported and 73 recoveries. Here’s a county-by-county look at the data:

Genesee County on Monday reported 34 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,625 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 90s. 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 20 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,061.

In Genesee County, 15,434 residents, or 26.8 percent of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose; 9,014 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Of the 68 active cases, two are hospitalized.

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

There have been 113,157 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 108,532 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.09 percent.

Orleans County reported 11 new positive cases for a total of 2,544 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 region.

Four of the new positive individuals are inmates of the Albion Correctional Facility.

The county reported 19 new recoveries for a total of 2,156.

In Orleans County, 8,720 residents, or 21.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 4,838 residents have completed the vaccine series.

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

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

To date, there have been 60,520 total tests conducted for county residents, with 57,976 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.20 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported 18 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing its overall total to 2,304 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Ten are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; four 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 three are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Three of the new cases are under the age of 20s, three are in their 20s, four in their 30s, two in their 40s, four in their 50s, one in his or her 60s, and one in his or her 70s.

There was one new case at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 514 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 27 active cases under mandatory isolation, 78 people in mandatory quarantine, and one in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state.

The number of recoveries increased by 19, bringing the county’s total to 2,228.

In Wyoming County, 10,215 residents, or 25.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 5,363 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

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 66,444 total tests conducted for county residents, with 64,140 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.47 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 20 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases over the weekend, increasing its overall total to 3,933 as of Monday.

There are 65 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, representing an increase of five since Friday.

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

Livingston County also recorded 15 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,824.

Active cases include 32 in Geneseo (up five); 10 in Dansville (up three); six in Mount Morris (up one); four in Livonia (down one); three cases in Lima (up one); two cases each in Groveland (up one), Leicester, Piffard (down one); and one case each in Caledonia (down one), Conesus, Hemlock (down one), 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 58 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 109,672 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 105,734 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.59 percent.

In Livingston County, 17,609 residents, or 26.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 10,170 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

SUNY Geneseo reported 27 active cases among its college community on Monday.

A total of 97 people were in quarantine, including 37 people in mandatory quarantine and 60 in precautionary quarantine. Twenty-five people were in isolation, including 21 off campus and four on campus, according to SUNY’s COVID-19 tracker.

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