2 new COVID deaths in Wyoming County

Mark Gutman/Daily NewsA rapid COVID testing clinic was conducted Wednesday at the Attica Highway Department on Route 98. The number of active cases exceeded 950 across the GLOW region as of Thursday evening.

WARSAW — Two new COVID-19 related deaths were reported Thursday in Wyoming County.

The GLOW region had 105 new active cases, bringing its overall total to 968 as cases continued to rise. A total of 206 new cases were reported, compared to 87 recoveries.

GLOW region counties have had 155 total deaths related to COVID-19.

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

Genesee County on Thursday reported 59 new cases of COVID-19 for a total of 2,818 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, 80s and 90s. They include people in the county’s western, central and eastern regions.

Three of the new positive cases are residents at Premier Genesee Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, while one is a resident at the Batavia VA Medical Center and one is a resident at the New York State Veterans’ Home at Batavia.

There are 26 people hospitalized in Genesee County.

The county also reported 39 new recoveries, for a total of 2,199.

Genesee County data showed 238 active community cases under mandatory isolation on Thursday, along with 418 people under mandatory community quarantine. There have been 35 deaths.

There have been 72,161 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 69,343 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.91 percent.

Orleans County reported 78 new positive cases for a total of 1,612 since the pandemic began, officials said.

The new cases included people under the age of 20, along with in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They included people from the county’s eastern, western and central portions. Three of the individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

One of the new positive individuals is a resident of The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehab and one is a resident of Orchard Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

One individual from yesterday’s total was removed due to the person not being a resident of Orleans County.

The number of recoveries in Orleans County increased by 28 to 1,093 people.

Fourteen people are currently hospitalized.

As of Thursday, there were 279 active community cases under mandatory isolation, 423 people under mandatory community quarantine, and 63 total deaths.

To date, there have been 38,418 total tests conducted for county residents, with 36,806 of them negative for an infection rate of 4.20 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported 40 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing its overall total to 1,339 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Six are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; eight are from the southwest quadrant which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; seven are from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and 19 are from the northeast quadrant which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

The cases include eight people younger than 20 years old, six in their 20s, six in their 30s, six in their 40s, six in their 50s, five in their 60s, one in his or her 70s, and two in their 90s.

There was no new case at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 143 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 201 active cases under mandatory isolation, 434 people in mandatory quarantine, and 38 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state.

The number of cases hospitalized was not available.

Eight recoveries were reported, bringing the county’s total to 1,102.

Two new deaths brought Wyoming County’s total to 28.

A total of 44,001 tests have been conducted, with 42,662 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.04 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 29 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, increasing its overall total to 2,098 cases.

There are 250 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an increase of 17 cases since Wednesday.

The county recorded 12 new recoveries, bringing its total to 1,819.

Active cases include 54 in Dansville (up five); 35 in Mount Morris; 26 in Geneseo; 21 in Avon (up three); 18 each in Caledonia (up three) and Livonia (up one); 15 each in Conesus (up two) and Piffard (up one); nine in Lima (up one); seven in Springwater; six each in Hemlock (down one), Leicester (down one) and Nunda; five in a Wayland ZIP code in Livingston County; three each in Groveland (up one) and a Honeoye Falls ZIP code within Livingston County; two in Linwood; and one in Scottsburg.

Livingston County has administered 78,402 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 76,304 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 2.68 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported two active cases among its college community, with two cases isolating off campus, according to the SUNY Geneseo and SUNY COVID-19 data trackers.

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