Active COVID-19 cases decline again in GLOW region

ALBION — One new COVID-19 related death was reported Thursday in Orleans County.

The death came as coronavirus cases continue to decrease across the GLOW region. The number of active cases was 241 on Thursday, which is 23 less than the 264 reported Wednesday.

A total of 43 coronavirus recoveries were reported in the GLOW region, compared to 38 new cases.

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

Genesee County on Thursday reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,219 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

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

The county also reported three new recoveries, for a total of 3,666.

In Genesee County, 7,489 residents, or 13.0 percent of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose; 4,289 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Of the 77 active cases, 14 are hospitalized.

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

There have been 97,178 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 92,959 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.34 percent.

Orleans County reported five new positive cases for a total of 2,405 since the pandemic began.

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

A resident of Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center died due to COVID-19.

In Orleans County 3,662 residents, or 9.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 2,022 residents have completed the vaccine series.

The county reported five new recoveries for a total of 1,997.

Among the 53 active cases in Orleans County, none are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state is reporting Orleans County has 80 deaths.

To date, there have been 52,824 total tests conducted for county residents, with 50,419 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.56 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported five new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing its overall total to 2,089 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

None are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; three 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 one is from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Two cases are in their 20s, one is in their 30s, one is in their 40s, and one is in their 70s.

There was one new case at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 478 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 Thursday, the county had 42 active cases under mandatory isolation, 99 people in mandatory quarantine, and 18 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. Wyoming County Health Department has administered 2,990 vaccine doses to date.

The number of recoveries increased by eight, bringing the county’s total to 1,999.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 48 by county health officials. The state Department of Health is reporting 49 deaths, an increase of one.

A total of 58,185 tests have been conducted, with 56,096 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.59 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported seven new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, increasing its overall total to 3,589

There are 69 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. That marks a decrease of 20 since Wednesday.

Livingston County also recorded 27 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,477. There were no hospitalizations.

Active cases include 29 in Geneseo (down six); seven in Livonia (down two); six cases each in Dansville and Mount Morris; five in Conesus (down one); four in Avon (down two); three each in Lima (down two) and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County (down one); two in Hemlock (down one); and single cases in Hunt, Lakeville (down one), Piffard (down one) and a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County.

The county has reported 43 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county tracking map. New York state has tallied 55 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 99,086 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 95,497 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.62 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 63 active cases among its college community on Thursday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker. Further information from the state’s COVID tracker wasn’t available.

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