Active COVID-19 cases low across region

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases continued a steady decline in the GLOW region, according to data released Tuesday.

A total of 184 active cases were reported in Genesee, Orleans, Wyoming and Livingston counties. That compares to 192 active cases on Friday, the last time all four counties reported data.

In the meantime, 55 new cases were reported on Tuesday along with 73 recoveries.

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

Genesee County reported 14 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, for a total of 5,291 cases. The new positives were under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.

Among the 41 active cases, eight people were hospitalized.

There were also 24 new recoveries reported, for a total of 4,705 recoveries, according to department of health data.

New York State data indicated Tuesday that 26,123 or 45.4 percent of Genesee County residents have received at least one vaccine dose; 22,778 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 1.5 percent, according to the state department of health.

Orleans County reported 18 new cases for a total of 3,074 cases as of Tuesday. The new cases are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

Of the county’s 50 active cases, one person was hospitalized.

Orleans County also reported 16 new recoveries for a total of 2,643 recoveries.

In Orleans County on Tuesday, 16,432 residents, or 40.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 13,918 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 1.9 percent, according to state data.

New York state reports a total of 123 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County and 83 deaths in Orleans County.

Wyoming County reported 16 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,748 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

As of Tuesday, the county had 25 active cases under mandatory isolation, and 87 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by 21 to 2,672.

In Wyoming County, 16,690 residents, or 41.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 14,515 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 52 by county health officials, the same as the state Department of Health.

No new cases were reported at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. The overall total remained at 533 cases since the pandemic arrived locally.

To date, there have been 81,544 total tests conducted for county residents, with 78,796 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.37 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.5 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Health reported six new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,663.

Livingston County also recorded 12 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,550.

In Livingston County, 29,197 residents, or 46.2% of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 25,400 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

There are 68 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease of five from Monday.

Of the current active cases, two are hospitalized, a increase of one from Tuesday, according to county health data. One person is listed in intensive care.

Active cases include 22 in Dansville (down two); eight in Geneseo (up one); seven in Nunda (down one); six in Mount Morris (down one); five in Avon (up one); four in Caledonia (up one); three each in Conesus and Lima (down two); two each in Lakeville (down one), Leicester (up one) and Livonia; and single cases in Dalton, Hemlock, Piffard (down one) and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County (down one). The county is reporting 45 COVID-19-related deaths. New York State reports 59 such deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 137,840 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 133,177 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.38 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives is 2.7 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported no active cases among its college community on Monday, representing no change from Friday. There was one student in precautionary quarantine, with eight isolating off campus, according to the SUNY COVID-19 tracker.

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