One new case in Genesee

This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round gold objects) emerging from the surface of cells cultured in the lab. SARS-CoV-2, also known as 2019-nCoV, is the virus that causes COVID-19. The virus shown was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Credit: NIAID-RML

BATAVIA — Genesee County reported one new positive COVID-19 case as of 2 p.m. Thursday.

The new case brings the total up to 178, and is a resident in Le Roy who is in their 40s. They were in quarantine prior to becoming symptomatic. Two of the total active cases are hospitalized.

Orleans County is remaining steady at 171 positive cases, and 17 of the total active cases are hospitalized.

In Genesee County, the Buffalo Federal Detention Center has 49 positive cases while the Batavia VA Medical Center has two, neither of which involves any deaths. In Orleans County, the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab has 87 cases and 22 deaths.

The Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center has three cases while Western NY DDSO has six.

To date, Genesee County has 2,355 total negative cases, 14 cases in the community under mandatory isolation, 42 in the community under mandatory quarantine, four total deaths, and 109 in the community have recovered. Orleans County has 1368 total negative cases, 18 in the community under mandatory isolation, 77 in the community under mandatory quarantine, 23 total deaths, and 57 community recoveries.

The number of cases and recoveries alike remained unchanged for the third day in a row Thursday in Wyoming County.

The county reported 76 cases and 63 recoveries.

Wyoming County’s current statistics include:

n A total of 26 cases have been confirmed in the northwest quadrant that includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon. Two have been attributed to Attica Correctional Facility and 24 have recovered.

n Twenty-two cases have been confirmed in the northeast quadrant that includes Warsaw, Perry, Middlebury and Covington. Twelve 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 Thirteen cases have been confirmed in the southwest quadrant that includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield. Twelve have recovered.

The total of negative tests was 1,331. Other statistics on Thursday included three people in mandatory isolation; 12 in mandatory quarantine; none in precautionary quarantine.

The age breakdown included 17 people in their 20s; 15 people in their 40s; 13 people in their 60s; 10 people in their 50s; seven 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.

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