Active COVID-19 cases decline again in GLOW region

WARSAW — One new coronavirus-related death was reported Friday in Wyoming County.

The death came as new and active COVID-19 cases were again on the upswing in the GLOW region.

A total of 265 active cases were reported throughout the region.

The four GLOW counties reported 55 new cases, compared to 31 recoveries.

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 4,237 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, 60s, 70s and 80s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

A positive resident of the Batavia VA Medical Center that was determined to be a duplicate was retracted.

The county also reported 18 new recoveries, for a total of 3,684.

In Genesee County, 7,746 residents, or 13.5 percent of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose; 4,539 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 97,973 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 93,736 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.32 percent.

Orleans County reported four new positive cases for a total of 2,409 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are younger than age 20 and in their 20s and 80s. They include people in the county’s western, eastern and central regions. Three of the new positive individuals were under mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

In Orleans County 4,033 residents, or 9.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 2,160 residents have completed the vaccine series.

The county reported four new recoveries for a total of 2,001.

Among the 53 active cases in Orleans County, one is hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state is reporting Orleans County has 81 deaths — an increase of one.

To date, there have been 53,103 total tests conducted for county residents, with 50,694 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.54 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its overall total to 2,096 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Two 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; none are from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and five are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Two cases are under the age of 20, two are in their 20s, two are in their 30s, and one is in their 40s.

There was one new case at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 479 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 49 active cases under mandatory isolation, 102 people in mandatory quarantine, and 29 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. Wyoming County Health Department has administered 3,289 vaccine doses to date.

The number of recoveries decreased by one, bringing the county’s total to 1,998. The Daily News called to ask for clarification, but received no answer prior to press time.

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

A total of 58,557 tests have been conducted, with 56,461 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.58 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 26 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, increasing its overall total to 3,615.

There are 86 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. That marks a increase of 17 since Thursday.

Livingston County also recorded nine new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,486. There were no hospitalizations.

Active cases include 39 in Geneseo (up 10); eight in Livonia (up one); seven cases in Dansville (up one); six cases in Mount Morris; four cases each in Avon and Conesus (down one); three cases each in Caledonia (new), Lima and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County; two cases in Hemlock; and single cases in Hunt; Lakeville (down one), Nunda, (new), Piffard, Springwater (new), a Le Roy zip code in Livingston County (new), 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 99,561 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 95,946 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.63 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 63 active cases among its college community on Friday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker.

A total of 107 people were in quarantine at the college, including 95 in mandatory quarantine and 12 in precautionary quarantine. Forty-four people were isolating off-campus while 19 were isolating on-campus.

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