COVID cases and recoveries rise

BATAVIA — Health officials in the four-county GLOW region reported six new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday, an updated that included the weekend. Livingston and Wyoming had two new cases each, while Genesee and Orleans counties reported single cases.

The region has seen a total of 741 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19. Of those, 494 people have been reported as recovered from the virus, including six new patients as of Monday afternoon. The number of new recoveries matched the number of new cases in each county on Monday.

GENESEE-ORLEANS

Two total COVID-19 cases were reported Monday in Genesee and Orleans counties.

Genesee County reported one new positive case for an overall total of 234. The person is an Oakfield resident in their 20s who was in mandatory quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic.

There are no new individuals in precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states and no current hospitalizations.

There are five community residents under mandatory isolation; 30 community members under mandatory quarantine; eight community members under precautionary quarantine; five total deaths; and 170 community recoveries.

Genesee County has conducted 11,870 tests for COVID-19. The results include 11,636 negative tests, representing an infection rate among those tested of 2%.

To date, Genesee County has had 11,636 negative tests.

Orleans County also had one new case Monday, for an overall total of 269. The person is a Yates resident in their 20s who wasn’t under mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

There are three new residents put under precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states, and seven of the total active cases are hospitalized.

There are two members in the community under mandatory isolation; nine community members under mandatory quarantine; 16 community members under precautionary quarantine; 54 total deaths; and 114 community recoveries.

Orleans County has conducted a total of 6,409 tests for COVID-19. The results include 6,140 negative tests, for an infection among those tested of 4.2%.

Wyoming County reported two new coronavirus cases as of Monday.

The county’s overall total is now 95, with the number of recoveries at 86, and five deaths. Four people are under mandatory isolation, with 14 in mandatory quarantine and six in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state.

Wyoming County’s current statistics include:

n A total of 32 cases have been confirmed in the northwest quadrant that includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon. Two have been attributed to Attica Correctional Facility and 31 have recovered.

n Thirty cases have been confirmed in the northeast quadrant that includes Warsaw, Perry, Middlebury and Covington. Twenty-two of those have recovered and five have died.

n Fifteen cases have been confirmed in the southeast quadrant that includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike. All 15 have recovered.

n Eighteen cases have been confirmed in the southwest that includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield. All 18 have recovered.

The age breakdown of positive COVID-19 cases included 20 people in their 20s; 19 people in their 40s; 16 people in their 60s; 15 people in their 50s; nine people each in their 30s and 70s; three people in their 80s; two people less than 20 years old; and two people in their 90s.

The county has conducted 7,077 total tests. The results include 6,982 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 1.3%.

Two new COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend, bringing Livinston County’s overall total to 143 as of Monday.

The county had 11 active cases, with 124 recovered. The active cases include three each in Geneseo and Dansville, two each in Livonia and Springwater, and one in Mount Morris.

Livingston County reports 124 people have recovered from the virus. There have been eight deaths among county residents.

The county has had a total of 10,675 tests for COVID-19 in Livingston County. The results include 10,532 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 1.3 percent.

Livingston County is also tracking antibody testing. The antibody test is a blood test that looks for antibodies that are created in your body after you have had COVID-19. There have been a total of 986 antibody tests on county residents with 36 people testing positive, a rate of 3.7 percent.

The antibody test is a blood test that looks for antibodies that are created in your body after you have had COVID-19.

The antibody positives represent those individuals who have had an antibody test and were shown to have exposure to the virus, but did not end up getting symptoms of the virus. A positive antibody test is not considered a positive COVID-19 test, and may instead be indicative of immunity to the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.

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