Active cases remain above 300

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases in the GLOW region decreased below 300 again on Tuesday.

A total of 288 active cases were reported, compared to 306 cases on Monday. In the meantime, 45 new cases were reported and 59 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Tuesday reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,957 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020.

The new cases include people under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 50s, 60s and 70s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions.

The county also reported 27 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,360.

In Genesee County, 21,721 residents, or 37.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 15,230 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 70 active cases, seven are hospitalized.

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

There have been 124,122 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 119,165 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.99 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.4 percent.

Orleans County reported nine new positive cases for a total of 2,765 since the pandemic began.

The individuals in their 30s, 40s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions. One of the new positive individuals were previously on quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported seven new recoveries for a total of 2,293.

In Orleans County, 12,588 residents, or 31.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 8,673 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 81 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 67,239 total tests conducted for county residents, with 64,474 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.12 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 4.1 percent.

Wyoming County reported four new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,479 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; two 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 one is from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

One of the new cases is under the age of 20, one is in their 20s, one is in their 50s, and one is in their 70s.

As of Tuesday, the county had 42 active cases under mandatory isolation and 119 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by 11, bringing the county’s total to 2,386.

In Wyoming County, 13,592 residents, or 33.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 9,505 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 51 by county health officials, identical to what the state Department of Health is reporting.

To date, there have been 72,533 total tests conducted for county residents, with 70,054 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.42 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.3 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 11 new, confirmed COVID-19 on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,210.

Livingston County also recorded 14 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,071.

There are 95 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an decrease of three since Monday.

Of the current active cases, two are hospitalized, according to county health data.

Active cases include 17 in Geneseo (up one); 16 in Dansville (down two); 15 in Caledonia; 13 in Mount Morris (up two); 10 in Avon; six in Lima; five in Livonia (down two); three in Piffard (down one); two each in Lakeville and Nunda (down one); and single cases in Conesus, Hemlock (new) Hunt, Leicester, Springwater (down one), and a Pavilion zip code in Livingston County.

Livingston County is reporting 44 COVID-19-related deaths. New York State is reporting 58 deaths attributed to the virus.

Livingston County has administered 120,599 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 116,389 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.49 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives was 2 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 17 active cases among its college community on Tuesday, a decrease of two from Friday. Additional statistics were not available.

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