The four-county GLOW region saw three new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with no new recoveries reported among the county’s public health departments.
Since the pandemic arrived in the region in mid-March, nearly 75,000 tests among the counties’ residents have been conducted for the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19. The 74,471 tests have returned negative results in 73,564 cases, representing an infection rate among those tested of 1.22 percent.
As of Thursday, there have been 907 total confirmed cases among residents of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties. There have also been 654 people considered recovered. The region has had 73 deaths attributed to COVID-19.
New York State has conducted more than 9 million COVID-19 tests and has reported a daily infection rate below 1 percent for 34 straight days, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office. On Wednesday, the rate of positive tests was 0.98 percent for the previous day.
Two GLOW counties — Livingston and Wyoming — have infection rates among those tested that is less than the most recent daily state rate.
Overall, New York State has conducted 9,052,978 tests, with 441,911, or an infection rate among those tested of 4.88 percent.
Here’s the latest county-by-county look at the data:
Genesee County reported no new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, keeping its overall total to 289 since the pandemic began, according to the Genesee and Orleans County health departments.
Two active cases are hospitalized, officials said, and 25 new individuals have been placed on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.
There were no new recoveries reported, keeping the total number of community recoveries at 223.
There were seven active community cases under mandatory isolation, with 36 people under mandatory community quarantine, and 121 people under precautionary community quarantine. There have been five total deaths attributed to COVID-19.
To date, there have been 24,731 total tests, including 24,442 which were negative. The infection rate among those tested is 1.17 percent.
Orleans County reported two new COVID-19 cases, bringing its overall total at 303, officials said.
The new cases were Gaines residents in their 30s and 50s. They were not under quarantine prior to testing positive.
There is one hospitalized active case among Orleans County community residents, and five new people are on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.
There are six active community cases under mandatory isolation, with 40 people under mandatory community quarantine, and 50 people under precautionary community quarantine. Orleans County has had 55 total deaths and 135 community recoveries.
To date, there have been 13,133 total tests, with 12,830 of them negative for an infection rate of 2.31 percent among those tested.
Wyoming County reported no new cases, keeping the total at 120 total cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.
As of Thursday, the county had no active cases under mandatory isolation. Nine people were in mandatory quarantine, with 40 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state.
The county has had 115 recoveries — no new ones reported — and five deaths.
A total of 14,550 tests have been conducted, with 14,430 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 0.82 percent.
One new COVID-19 case was reported Thursday in Livingston County, bringing its total to 195 cases.
There are six active cases in the county, with the newest case a resident of Mount Morris. There are two active cases in Mount Morris, and single active cases in Conesus, Dansville. Geneseo, and Livonia, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map.
The county department of public health has had a total of 181 recoveries, with no new recoveries on Thursday. Eight deaths in the county have been attributed to COVID-19.
SUNY Geneseo reported no active cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, and continued to report two total cases since Aug. 26, when students began returning for the fall semester.
More than 22,000 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted among county residents. The results of the 22,057 tests, include 21,862 negative results. The infection rate among those tested was 0.88 percent.
Also, a total of 1,213 antibody tests have been conducted with 53 positives, a rate of 4.37 percent
Regional Editor Ben Beagle contributed to this report.