Two COVID-19 deaths as active cases drop

WARSAW — Residents in Wyoming County were advised Wednesday that COVID-19 is still spreading in the community.

The county reported 51 active cases, while the overall GLOW region reported 307 active cases. That compared to to 309 on Tuesday.

A total of 39 new cases were reported across the region, along with 35 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Wednesday reported 11 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 5,136 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s and 70s. The new cases include people in the county’s eastern, western and central regions.

New York state continues to report a total of 121 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

The county reported nine new recoveries for a total of 4,424 recoveries.

In Genesee County, 23,889 residents, or 41.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 19,231 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 67 active cases, five are hospitalized.

There have been 131,172 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 126,036 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.92 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.5 percent.

Orleans County reported 12 new positive cases for a total of 2,955 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s. They include people in the county’s central and western regions.

The county reported 10 new recoveries for a total of 2,472.

In Orleans County, 14,594 residents, or 35.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 11,384 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 87 active cases in Orleans County, two are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

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

To date, there have been 71,978 total tests conducted for county residents, with 69,023 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.11 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 4.4 percent.

Wyoming County reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its overall total to 2,630 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Two are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; one is from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; one is from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and three are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Four of the new cases are under the age of 20, one is in their 20s, one in their 30s, and one in their 50s.

As of Wednesday, the county had 51 active cases under mandatory isolation and 166 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by six to 2,528.

In Wyoming County, 14,987 residents, or 37.4 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 12,058 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 the state Department of Health report.

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 76,663 total tests conducted for county residents, with 74,033 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.43 percent among those tested.

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

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported nine new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, increasing its overall total to 4,417.

Livingston County also recorded 10 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,271.

There are 102 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease of one since Tuesday.

Of the current active cases, three are hospitalized, according to county health data. That represents no change since Tuesday.

Active cases include 15 in Dansville (up one); 14 in Avon (up two); 12 each in Geneseo (down two) and Nunda; 11 in Livonia (up one); eight in Lima; six in Caledonia (down one); five each in Dalton (up three), Mount Morris (down two) and Piffard; three in Hunt; two in Conesus (down one); and single cases in Leicester (down one), Linwood, Springwater (down one), and a Wayland 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 128,503 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 124,086 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.32 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives was 3.2 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported five active cases among its college community on Wednesday, a decrease of three from Tuesday. A total of five students were in mandatory quarantine, with none in precautionary quarantine. Six students were isolating, including three off-campus and three on-campus.

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