Active COVID-19 cases low across region

Recoveries outnumbered the number of new COVID-19 cases in the four-county GLOW region on Tuesday, though one death was reported in Livingston County, according to data from county health departments.

The number of new cases reported in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties totaled 68, while the four counties also recorded 87 recoveries.

There were 226 active COVID-19 cases in the region on Tuesday, a decrease of 11 from Friday – the last time all four counties released data, when 237 active cases were reported in the four GLOW counties.

Livingston and Wyoming counties reported a total of 123 cases on Tuesday, down 17 from Monday.

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

Wyoming County reported three new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,717 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

One of the new cases are under the age of 20, one was in his or her 20s, and one in his or her 50s.

As of Tuesday, the county had 39 active cases under mandatory isolation, and 165 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by one to 2,626.

In Wyoming County, 15,945 residents, or 39.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 13,716 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 79,901 total tests conducted for county residents, with 77,184 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.40 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.6 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Health reported nine new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,588.

Livingston County also recorded 22 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,459.

The county reported one death, in Livonia. That is the 45th COVID-19-related death reported by the county, and the first since March 12. New York State data continues to show 58 deaths among Livingston County residents.

In Livingston County, 28,257 residents, or 44.7% of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 24,546 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

There are 84 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease of 14 from Monday.

Of the current active cases, two are hospitalized, according to county health data.

Active cases include 19 in Dansville, 13 in Geneseo (down one), nine in Lima (down two), eight each in Avon (up one) and Nunda, seven each in Livonia (down two), Mount Morris (down two), three in Caledonia (down two), Piffard (down one), and Springwater; two each in Dalton and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County, and single cases in Conesus (down two) and Lakeville.

Livingston County has administered 134,858 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 130,270 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.40 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives is 3.0 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported three active cases among its college community on Tuesday. There were 17 people in mandatory quarantine on Monday, a decrease of three from Monday, and three people in isolation, including two off-campus and one on-campus, according to the SUNY COVID-19 dashboard.

As of Tuesday, Genesee County reported an increase of 36 new cases a total of 5,255 cases, with nine people hospitalized out of 54 active cases. The new cases were under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s.

There were 26 new recoveries for a total of 4,656.

Orleans County reported 20 new cases a total of 3,043 cases. Of the county’s 49 active cases, one was hospitalized.

There were 38 new recoveries for a total of 2,610.

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

In Genesee County on Tuesday, 25,311 residents, or 44.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 21,995 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.

In Orleans County on Tuesday, 15,667 residents, or 38.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 13,276 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.

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