Wyoming sees only new COVID case

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WARSAW — Only one new COVID-19 case was reported Tuesday in the GLOW region.

The sole new case was reported in Wyoming County. It involved a person in their 50s, while the region’s recoveries also increased slightly.

Overall numbers included:

No new cases were reported Tuesday in Genesee and Orleans counties, according to the Genesee and Orleans Health Departments.

The overall total in Genesee County remained 253 cases since the pandemic began. One person is hospitalized, and four new people are on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

Genesee County, to date, has had 14,467 negative tests. There are seven community cases under mandatory isolation, with 64 community cases under mandatory quarantine, 137 community cases under precautionary quarantine, five total deaths, and 187 community recoveries.

The infection rate among those tested is 1.7%.

Orleans County reported no new positive cases, with the overall total at 274. One person is hospitalized, and seven new people are on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

Orleans County has had 7,374 negative tests to date. There is one community case under mandatory isolation, 27 community cases under mandatory quarantine, 68 community cases under precautionary quarantine, 55 total deaths and 120 community recoveries. The infection rate among those tested is 3.58 percent.

Wyoming County

One new COVID-19 case was reported Tuesday in Wyoming County while one new recovery was also reported. The new case was a person in their 50s from the northeast quadrant that includes Warsaw, Perry, Middlebury and Covington.

The county has had 106 overall cases, according to the Wyoming County Health Department. The number of recoveries at has increased to 97.

Four people are under mandatory isolation, with 21 in mandatory quarantine and 82 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. The county has had five deaths.

The county’s current statistics include:

n A total of 34 cases have been confirmed in the northwest quadrant that includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon. Two have been attributed to Attica Correctional Facility and 33 have recovered.

n Thirty-four cases have been confirmed in the northeast quadrant. Twenty-eight of those have recovered and five have died.

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

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

The age breakdown of positive COVID-19 cases included 20 people in their 20s; 19 people each in their 40s, 50 and 60s; 11 people in their 30s; 10 people in their 70s; three people each in their 80s and 90s; and two people less than 20 years old.

The county has conducted 8,952 total tests. The results include 8,846 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 1.18%.

The number of COVID-19 cases was stable Tuesday in Livingston County, with the number of total lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 remaining at 159. The total for recoveries was also stable at 149.

There are two active cases in the county, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. Both of the active cases are in Hemlock.

Livingston County has had eight deaths attributed to COVID-19.

More than 13,000 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted among Livingston County residents. The result of the 13,556 tests include 13,397 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 1.17%.

Livingston County is also tracking antibodies. Of the 1,077 total antibody tests, there have been 47 positive tests, a rate of 4.36%.

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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