COVID-19 cases rise again

GENESEO — The number of active COVID-19 cases within the GLOW region has fallen below 300 cases for the first time since Nov. 20.

A total of 273 active cases were reported on Monday. That’s 43 less than the 316 active cases reported Friday.

The numbers included a significant decrease in active cases in Geneseo, including 57 fewer at the college. In the meantime, 162 recoveries were reported across the region, compared to 128 new cases.

A total of 282 active cases were reported on Nov. 20.

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

Genesee County on Monday reported 59 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,169 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 80s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

Seven of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Buffalo Federal Detention Center in Batavia.

The county also reported 31 new recoveries, for a total of 3,622.

In Genesee County 7,170 residents have received at least one vaccine dose; 3,753 residents have completed the vaccine series and 12.5 percent of Genesee County residents have received at least one vaccine dose.

Of the 93 active cases, 10 are hospitalized.

New York state is reporting a total of 118 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

There have been 95,356 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 91,187 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.37 percent.

Orleans County reported 14 new positive cases for a total of 2,377 since the pandemic began, officials said.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 80s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

Three of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Albion Correctional Facility.

In Orleans County 3,453 residents have received at least one vaccine dose; 1,860 residents have completed the vaccine series, and 8.5 percent of Genesee County residents have received at least one vaccine dose.

The county reported 20 new recoveries for a total of 1,984.

Among the 38 active cases in Orleans County, two people are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state is reporting Orleans County has 80 deaths.

To date, there have been 51,835 total tests conducted for county residents, with 49,458 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.59 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported 22 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing its overall total to 2,064 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Sixteen 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 seven are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Five cases are under the age of 20, five in their 20s, four in their 30s, two in their 40s, eight in their 50s, one in their 60s, one in their 70s, and two in their 80s.

There was five new case at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 475 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 34 active cases under mandatory isolation, 108 people in mandatory quarantine, and 19 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. Wyoming County Health Department has administered 2,782 vaccine doses to date.

The number of recoveries increased by 30, bringing the county’s total to 1,982.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 48 by county health officials, the same number reported by the state Department of Health.

A total of 57,560 tests have been conducted, with 55,496 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.59 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 33 new confirmed COVID-19 cases over the weekend, increasing its overall total to 3,546 as of Monday evening.

There are 108 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. That marks a decrease of 48 since Friday.

Livingston County also recorded 81 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,315.

Two people are hospitalized, with one in intensive care.

Active cases include 46 in Geneseo (down 47); 14 in Livonia (down four); 10 in Avon; seven in Conesus; five each in Dansville (down one) and Lima (up four); four in Mount Morris (up one); three each in Hemlock and a Wayland ZIP code in Livingston County; two each in Caledonia (down one), Nunda, Piffard and Springwater (up one); and single cases in Groveland, Lakeville (new) and Leicester (down two).

The county has reported 42 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county tracking map. New York state has tallied 53 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 97,756 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 94,210 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.63 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 57 active cases among its college community on Monday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker. That marks 35 fewer cases than Friday.

A total of 147 people were in quarantine, including 136 in mandatory quarantine and 11 in precautionary quarantine. The number of people in mandatory quarantine was down 29 from the day Friday, while those in precautionary quarantine increased by three.

A total of 47 students were isolating off-campus and 10 isolating on-campus, according to the state’s SUNY COVID-19 tracker.

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