Active COVID-19 cases near 300 in GLOW

BATAVIA — Active COVID-19 cases continued to decrease Tuesday in the GLOW region.

A total of 218 active cases were reported in the four counties. That compares to 246 active cases on Monday.

In the meantime, the counties reported 45 new cases and 69 recoveries.

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

Genesee and Orleans

Genesee County on Tuesday reported 15 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,282 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

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

Three of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Buffalo Federal Detention Center.

The county also reported 26 new recoveries, for a total of 3,753.

In Genesee County, 8,302 residents, or 14.4 percent of the population, have received at least one vaccine dose; 4,932 residents have completed the vaccine series.

Of the 67 active cases, three are hospitalized.

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

There have been 99,917 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 95,635 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.29 percent.

Orleans County reported four new positive cases for a total of 2,421 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are younger than age 20 and in their 40s, and 50s. 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, 4,279 residents, or 10.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 2,343 residents have completed the vaccine series.

The county reported three new recoveries for a total of 2,029.

Among the 37 active cases in Orleans County, none are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

The state is reporting Orleans County has 81 deaths.

To date, there have been 53,794 total tests conducted for county residents, with 51,373 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.50 percent among those tested.

WYOMING COUNTY

Wyoming County reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,123 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; none are from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and four are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

One case is under the age of 20, one in his or her 30s, one in his or her 40s, two in their 50s, one in his or her 60s, and one in his or her 70s.

There were no new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 486 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 36 active cases under mandatory isolation, 96 people in mandatory quarantine, and 26 in precautionary quarantine after traveling out-of-state. Wyoming County Health Department has administered 3,289 vaccine doses to date.

The number of recoveries increased by 11, bringing the county’s total to 2,038.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 49 by county health officials. That is same number the state Department of Health is reporting.

A total of 59,413 tests have been conducted, with 57,290 negative results. The infection rate among those tested is 3.57 percent.

LIVINGSTON COUNTY

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 19 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 3,661.

There are 78 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, marking an decrease of 10 since Monday. There are no hospitalizations.

Livingston County also recorded 29 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,540.

Active cases include 50 in Geneseo (up two); five cases each in Caledonia, Conesus (down one) and Livonia (down three); three cases in Mount Morris (down four); two cases each in Avon, Springwater, and a Wayland ZIP code in Livingston County; and single cases in Dansville (down one), Hunt, Leicester (new), and Nunda.

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 100,716 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 97,055 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.63 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 79 active cases among its college community on Tuesday, according to the SUNY Geneseo COVID-19 tracker.

A total of 78 people were in quarantine at the college, including 74 in mandatory quarantine and four in precautionary quarantine. Fifty-three people were isolating off-campus, while 26 were isolating on-campus.

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