Active COVID-19 cases decline again in GLOW region

BATAVIA — Active COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the four-county GLOW region.

A total of 240 active cases were reported on Tuesday. That compares to 235 cases reported on Monday and 214 active cases on Friday.

In the meantime, 50 new cases were reported along with 43 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Tuesday reported 27 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,748 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 and 90s. They include people in the county’s central, western and eastern regions.

Two of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Genesee County Jail.

The county also reported 26 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,151.

In Genesee County, 17,879 residents, or 31.1 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 11,117 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 85 active cases, nine are hospitalized.

New York state is reporting a total of 121 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

There have been 116,430 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 111,682 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.08 percent.

Orleans County reported 11 new positive cases for a total of 2,612 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 50s and 70s. They include people in the county’s central and western region. One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported three new recoveries for a total of 2,185.

In Orleans County, 10,151 residents, or 25.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 6,120 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

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

The state is reporting Orleans County has had 83 COVID-related deaths.

To date, there have been 62,766 total tests conducted for county residents, with 60,154 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.16 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported two new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,357 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

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

Both of the new cases are in their 30s.

There were two new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 525 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 39 active cases under mandatory isolation and 66 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by four, bringing the county’s total to 2,268.

In Wyoming County, 11,467 residents, or 28.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 6,891 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 50 by county health officials, identical to what the state Department of Health is reporting.

To date, there have been 68,394 total tests conducted for county residents, with 66,037 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.45 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 10 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,019.

Livingston County also recorded 10 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,912.

There are 63 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, marking no change since Friday.

There have been no hospitalizations since Feb. 24, according to county health data.

Active cases include 29 in Geneseo (up one); eight each in Avon and Dansville; four in Caledonia; three each in Lima and Livonia; two cases each in Mount Morris (up one), Nunda and a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County; and single cases in Leicester and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County.

The county has reported 44 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county tracking map. New York state has logged 58 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 114,027 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 110,008 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.52 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 34 active cases among its college community on Tuesday, a decrease of four cases since Monday. Thirty-six students were in mandatory quarantine with none in precautionary quarantine.

Twenty-six were isolating off-campus, with eight isolating on-campus.

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