COVID-19 death reported in Orleans County

GENESEO — The number of active COVID-19 cases decreased significantly since Friday in the GLOW region.

A total of 319 cases were reported on Tuesday. That number marks a decrease of 83, compared to the 402 cases reported Friday.

A total of 233 recoveries were reported, compared to 152 new cases. But the number of cases continued to rise at SUNY Geneseo.

No coronavirus-related fatalities were reported by county health officials, though New York State data indicates one new death each in Genesee and Orleans counties.

Here’s a county-by-county look at the data.

Genesee County on Tuesday reported 39 new cases of COVID-19, which covers the Presidents’ Day holiday weekend, for a total of 4,070 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

The new cases include people less than 20 years old, and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions.

One of the new positive individuals is a resident of the Premier Genesee Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation.

The county also reported 47 new recoveries, for a total of 3,568.

Among the 73 active cases in Genesee County, 14 are hospitalized.

New York State is now reporting a total of 118 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County — an increase of one.

There have been 93,012 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 88,942 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.38 percent.

Orleans County reported 15 new positive cases for a total of 2,348 since the pandemic began, officials said.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 80s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

One of the new positive individuals is a resident of the Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab.

The number of recoveries in Orleans County increased by 41 at 1,958 people.

Among the 38 active cases in Orleans County, two people are hospitalized.

The state is reporting Orleans County has 80 deaths — an increase of one.

To date, there have been 50,550 total tests conducted for county residents, with 48,202 of them negative for an infection rate of 4.64 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported 34 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,027 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Sixteen are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; 11 are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; three is from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and four are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Four cases are under the age of 20, one in their 20s, six in their 30s, two in their 40s, seven in their 50s, eight in their 60s, three in their 70s, and one in their 80s.

There were 21 new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 447 cases.

The cases at state correctional facilities are managed by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and are not included in the Wyoming County total.

As of Tuesday, the county had 61 active cases under mandatory isolation, 212 people in mandatory quarantine, and 19 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. Wyoming County Health Department has administered 2,503 vaccine doses to date.

The number of recoveries increased by 39, bringing the county’s total to 1,918.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 48 by county health officials, the same number reported by the state Department of Health.

A total of 56,173 tests have been conducted, with 54,146 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.61 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 64 new confirmed COVID-19 cases since Friday, increasing its overall total to 3,425 cases as of Tuesday.

There are 147 active cases among Livingston County residents, a decrease of 42 since Friday, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. That’s the county’s first decrease since Feb. 2 and the lowest total since Feb. 8.

Livingston County also recorded 106 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,236.

A total of five people are hospitalized.

Active cases include 65 in Geneseo (down six); 16 in Mount Morris (down four); 15 in Livonia (down 10); 13 in Dansville (down five); nine in Conesus (up one); four each in Avon (down 10) and Lima (up one); three each in Caledonia (down four), Hemlock (up one), Leicester (up one), and Springwater (down two) and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County; and single cases in Dalton, Groveland, Lakeville (down one), Nunda, Piffard and Scottsburg.

The county has reported 42 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county tracking map. New York state has tallied 53 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 95,868 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 92,443 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.57 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 120 active cases among its college community on Tuesday, an increase of 23 from Friday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker.

A total of 180 people were in mandatory quarantine, an increase of 75 from Friday, with eight people in precautionary quarantine.

A total of 86 students were isolating off-campus and 34 isolating on-campus, according to the state’s SUNY COVID-19 tracker.

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