COVID numbers remain low across region

WARSAW — The number of active COVID-19 cases increased Wednesday in Livingston and Wyoming counties.

A total of 120 active cases were reported in the two counties. That compares to 107 cases reported on Tuesday.

In the meantime, the two counties reported 30 new cases and 16 recoveries.

Genesee and Orleans counties no longer issue daily briefings. Updates are reserved for Tuesdays and Fridays.

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

Wyoming County reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its overall total to 2,680 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Five of the new cases are under the age of 20, one in his or her 20s, one in his or her 30s, seven in his or her 40s, one in his or her 50s, and one in his or her 60s.

As of Wednesday, the county had 41 active cases under mandatory isolation and 222 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by three to 2,587.

In Wyoming County, 15,408 residents, or 38.4 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 12,981 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 78,387 total tests conducted for county residents, with 75,707 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.42 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.1 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 18 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,497 as of Wednesday.

Livingston County also recorded 13 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,374.

In Livingston County, 27,448 residents, or 43.4% of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 23,767 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

There are 79 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an increase of five from Tuesday.

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

Active cases include 12 in Dansville (down one); 10 each in Caledonia (up three) and Lima (up three); eight each in Avon (down two), Livonia (down two) and Mount Morris (up two); five in Geneseo (up one); four in Dalton; three each in Nunda and Piffard (up two); two in a Wayland zip code in Livingston County; and single cases in Conesus (down one), Hunt, Leicester, Linwood, Springwater, and a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County (down one).

Livingston County is reporting 44 COVID-19-related deaths. New York State is reporting 58 deaths attributed to the virus.

Livingston County has administered 131,897 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 127,400 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.41 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives is 2.8 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported three active cases among its college community on Wednesday. There were five people in mandatory quarantine, and three people in isolation, including two off-campus and one on-campus, according to the SUNY COVID-19 dashboard.

Genesee County on Tuesday had a total of 5,193 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020.

A total of 53 cases were active as of Tuesday, with five people hospitalized.

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

In Genesee County on Wednesday, 24,647 residents, or 42.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 20,396 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 1.8 percent as of Wednesday

Orleans County reported a total of 3,007 cases since the pandemic began.

In Orleans County on Wednesday, 15,212 residents, or 37.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 12,486 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 77 active cases in Orleans County, zero were hospitalized, according to county health officials as of Tuesday.

The state is reporting Orleans County has had 83 COVID-related deaths.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.7 percent as of Wednesday

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