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WARSAW — A half dozen GLOW region residents were reported as having recovered from the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19 in the Friday updates from health departments serving Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties.

Three recoveries each were reported in Genesee and Livingston counties.

There were still new cases with one each confirmed in Livingston and Wyoming counties, according to the respective county health departments.

Here’s a closer look at the latest county-by-county data:

GENESEE AND ORLEANS

Genesee County reported no new COVID-19 cases on Friday, keeping its overall total to 289 since the pandemic began, according to the Genesee and Orleans County health departments.

Twelve new individuals have been placed on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

Three recoveries were reported, increasing the total number of community recoveries to 226.

There were four active community cases under mandatory isolation, with 29 people under mandatory community quarantine, and 134 people under precautionary community quarantine. There have been five total deaths attributed to COVID-19.

To date, there have been 25,086 total tests, including 24,797 which were negative. The infection rate among those tested is 1.15 percent.

Orleans County reported no new COVID-19 cases, keeping its overall total at 303, officials said.

There is one hospitalized active case among Orleans County community residents, and six new people are on precautionary quarantine due to travel from restricted states.

There are six active community cases under mandatory isolation, with 33 people under mandatory community quarantine, and 55 people under precautionary community quarantine. Orleans County has had 55 total deaths and 135 community recoveries.

To date, there have been 13,288 total tests, with 12,985 of them negative for an infection rate of 2.28 percent among those tested.

WYOMING COUNTY

Wyoming County reported one new COVID-19 case as of Friday, increasing the overall total to 121 cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

The new case — the county’s first since Aug. 31 — is a person in their 50s from the county’s northeast quadrant which includes Warsaw, Perry, Middlebury and Covington.

As of Friday, the county had one active case under mandatory isolation. Fourteen 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 14,601 tests have been conducted, with 14,480 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 0.82 percent.

LIVINGSTON COUNTY

One new COVID-19 case was reported Thursday in Livingston County, bringing its total to 196 cases.

There are four active cases in the county, with the newest case a resident of Dansville, which has two active cases. Mount Morris also has two active cases, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map.

The most recent recovered cases were reported in Conesus, Geneseo and Livonia.

The county department of public health has had a total of 181 recoveries, with three recoveries on Friday. Eight deaths in the county have been attributed to COVID-19.

SUNY Geneseo reported no active cases of COVID-19 on Friday, and continued to report two total cases since Aug. 26, when students began returning for the fall semester. Three students are in an on-campus quarantine, but none are in isolation, which would be indicative of an active case.

More than 22,000 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted among county residents. The results of the 22,175 tests, include 21,979 negative results. The infection rate among those tested was 0.88 percent.

Also, a total of 1,214 antibody tests have been conducted with 53 positives, a rate of 4.37 percent

Regional Editor Ben Beagle contributed to this report.

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