Active cases decrease in three counties

GENESEO — As eligibility expands, COVID-19 vaccination rates have also risen in the GLOW region.

Livingston County led the four-county region as of Tuesday, with 17,905 people having received at least one vaccine dose, according to the state vaccine tracker. That adds up to 28.3 percent of the population, while 10,500 people have completed their vaccine series.

Other statistics included:

n Genesee County ranked second in the GLOW region, with 16,001 people receiving at least one dose, or 27.8 percent of the population. A total of 9,253 people have completed their vaccine series.

n Wyoming County ranked third, with 10,309 people having received at least one dose, adding up to 25.7 percent of the population. A total of 5,504 people have completed their vaccine series.

n Orleans County ranked fourth, with 8,837 people having received at least one dose, adding up to 21.8 percent of the population. A total of 5,059 people have completed their vaccine series.

The number of active cases again increased in the meantime. A total of 192 active cases were reported across the region, compared to 189 on Monday.

Thirty-two new cases were also reported, along with 25 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Tuesday reported nine new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,634 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

The new cases include people in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

The county also reported 12 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,073.

Of the 65 active cases, two are hospitalized.

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

There have been 113,166 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 nine new positive cases for a total of 2,553 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. One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported one new recovery for a total of 2,157.

Among the 33 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 60,792 total tests conducted for county residents, with 58,239 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.20 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported three new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,307 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

One is from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; one is 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, and one in their 80s.

There was no new cases 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 Tuesday, the county had 29 active cases under mandatory isolation, 92 people in mandatory quarantine, and three in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state.

The number of recoveries increased by one, bringing the county’s total to 2,229.

In Wyoming County, 10,309 residents, or 25.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 5,504 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 66,577 total tests conducted for county residents, with 64,270 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.47 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 11 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 3,944 as of Monday.

There are 65 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, representing no change since Monday.

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

Livingston County also recorded 11 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,835.

Active cases include 30 in Geneseo (down two); 10 in Dansville; four in Mount Morris (down two); three each in Avon (new), Lima, Livonia (down one), and Piffard (up one); two each in Caledonia (up one), Groveland and Leicester; and one case each in Conesus, Hemlock and 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 111,558 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 107,614 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.54 percent.

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

A total of 41 people were in mandatory quarantine and none in precautionary quarantine. Twenty-seven people were in isolation, including 20 off campus and seven on campus, according to SUNY’s COVID-19 tracker.

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