COVID numbers remain low across region

WARSAW — The decrease in active COVID-19 cases continued Thursday in Wyoming and Livingston counties.

A total of 79 active COVID-19 cases were reported, compared to 93 active cases on Tuesday, the last day the two counties both reported data.

In the meantime, 13 new cases were reported in the two counties, along with 18 recoveries.

Genesee and Orleans county did not report data on Thursday. The net update is expected Friday.

The seven-day rolling average of positive cases in the Finger Lakes region was 2.1 percent.

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

Wyoming County reported five new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing its overall total to 2,753 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

As of Thursday, the county had 21 active cases under mandatory isolation, and 70 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by seven to 2,680.

In Wyoming County, 16,852 residents, or 42.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 14,690 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 52 by county health officials, the same as the state Department of Health.

No new cases were reported at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. The overall total remained at 533 cases since the pandemic arrived locally.

To date, there have been 81,798 total tests conducted for county residents, with 79,045 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.37 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.2 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Health reported eight new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Thursday, increasing its overall total to 4,674.

Livingston County also recorded 11 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,571.

In Livingston County, 29,540 residents, or 46.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 25,593 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

There are 58 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease of three from Wednesday.

Of the current active cases, two are hospitalized, representing no change from Wednesday, according to county health data. One person is listed in intensive care.

Active cases include 17 in Dansville (down two); eight in Mount Morris (up one); seven in Nunda; five each in Geneseo (down one) and Livonia (up one); three each in Avon (down one) and Caledonia; two each in Conesus and Leicester; and single cases in Dalton, Lakeville (down one), Lima (down one), Piffard, a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County (new), and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County .

The county is reporting 45 COVID-19-related deaths. New York State reports 59 such deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 138,656 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 133,985 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.37 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives is 2.1 percent, according to state data.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 1 percent, according to the state department of health.

A total of 569 people were tested Wednesday, according to the state data tracker. Two tested positive.

In Orleans County on Thursday, 16,666 residents, or 41.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 14,177 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 1.8 percent, according to state data.

A total of 379 people were tested Wednesday, according to the state data tracker. Five tested positive.

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