Active cases remain above 300

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases decreased significantly Wednesday in the GLOW region.

A total of 257 active cases were reported. That compares to 282 active cases on Tuesday, marking a decrease of 25 cases.

In the meantime, 48 new cases were reported along with 54 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Wednesday reported 15 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,876 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, 40s, 50s and 60s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions.

The county also reported 25 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,267.

In Genesee County, 20,421 residents, or 35.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 13,704 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 83 active cases, four are hospitalized.

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

There have been 120,676 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 115,800 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.04 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.2 percent.

Orleans County reported 13 new positive cases for a total of 2,692 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions. Two of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported 14 new recoveries for a total of 2,239.

In Orleans County, 11,625 residents, or 28.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 7,848 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 60 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 65,296 total tests conducted for county residents, with 62,604 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 3.0 percent.

Wyoming County reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its overall total to 2,430 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; two are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; none is from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and two are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

One of the new cases are in under the age of 20, one is in their 20s, one is in their 30s, one in their 40s, one in their 50s, and two in their 60s.

As of Wednesday, the county had 37 active cases under mandatory isolation and 106 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by eight, bringing the county’s total to 2,342.

In Wyoming County, 12,769 residents, or 31.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 8,237 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 70,604 total tests conducted for county residents, with 68,174 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.44 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.7 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 13 new, confirmed COVID-19 on Wednesday, increasing its overall total to 4,118.

Livingston County also recorded seven new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,997.

There are 77 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an increase of six from Tuesday.

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

Active cases include 14 in Geneseo (up one); 12 each in Avon (down two) and Caledonia (up three); eight in Livonia (up one); six each in Dansville (up two), Mount Morris and Nunda; three each in Piffard and Springwater (up one); two each in Leicester (down one) a Pavilion zip code in Livingston County; and single cases in Dalton, Lakeville and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 117,813 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 113,695 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.50 percent. The seven-day rolling average of positives was 1.6 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 14 active cases among its college community on Wednesday, a increase of one from Tuesday.

Thirty-two students were in mandatory quarantine with none in precautionary quarantine.

Fourteen students were isolating, including 10 off-campus and four on-campus.

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