New cases lowest since November 6, 2020

BATAVIA — The numbers of new COVID-19 cases and recoveries were even on Friday across the GLOW region.

A total of 56 new cases and recoveries were reported, with 316 active cases listed. Active cases likewise remained the same at SUNY Geneseo, with 92 reported.

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

Genesee County on Friday reported 18 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,110 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

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

Seven of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Buffalo Federal Detention Center in Batavia.

The county also reported 11 new recoveries, for a total of 3,591.

Of the 71 active cases, 14 are hospitalized.

New York state is reporting a total of 118 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

There have been 94,357 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 90,247 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.36 percent.

Orleans County reported seven new positive cases for a total of 2,363 since the pandemic began, officials said.

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

The county reported four new recoveries for a total of 1,964.

Among the 47 active cases in Orleans County, two people are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state is reporting Orleans County has 80 deaths.

To date, there have been 51,278 total tests conducted for county residents, with 48,915 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.61 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported six new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its overall total to 2,042 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Three are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; none are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; one is from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and two are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Three cases are under the age of 20, two are in their 20s, and one in his or her 50s.

There was one new case at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 470 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 Friday, the county had 42 active cases under mandatory isolation, 152 people in mandatory quarantine, and 24 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 15, bringing the county’s total to 1,952.

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 56,789 tests have been conducted, with 54,747 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.60 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 25 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, increasing its overall total to 3,513.

There are 156 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map.

Livingston County also recorded 26 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,315.

Five people are hospitalized.

Active cases include 93 in Geneseo; 18 in Livonia (up three); 10 in Avon; seven in Conesus; six in Dansville (down three); three each in Caledonia (down one), Hemlock, Leicester (up one), Mount Morris (down one), and a Wayland ZIP code in Livingston County; two cases in Nunda and Piffard (new); and single cases in Groveland, Lima, and Springwater.

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 96,855 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 93,342 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.63 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 92 active cases among its college community on Friday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker.

A total of 173 people were in quarantine, including 165 in mandatory quarantine and eight in precautionary quarantine. The number of people in mandatory quarantine was down 11 from the day before, while those in precautionary quarantine decreased by 56.

A total of 71 students were isolating off-campus and 21 isolating on-campus, according to the state’s SUNY COVID-19 tracker.

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