Active cases remain above 300

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases in the GLOW region has climbed back above 300.

A total of 306 cases were reported throughout the region as of Monday afternoon. That marks the first time the region has exceed 300 cases since Feb. 19, when 316 answers reported.

At least 12 people were hospitalized across the GLOW region as of Monday evening — hospitalization figures from Wyoming County weren’t available.

In the meantime, 137 new cases were reported and 113 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Monday reported 33 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,936 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, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions.

The county also reported 39 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,333.

In Genesee County, 21,618 residents, or 37.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 14,608 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 78 active cases, seven are hospitalized.

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

There have been 123,599 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 118,663 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.99 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.3 percent.

Orleans County reported 36 new positive cases for a total of 2,756 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions. Nine of the new positive individuals were previously on quarantine prior to testing positive.

Five of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Albion Correctional Facility.

The county reported 24 new recoveries for a total of 2,286.

In Orleans County, 12,474 residents, or 30.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 8,483 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 81 active cases in Orleans County, three are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

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

To date, there have been 66,895 total tests conducted for county residents, with 64,139 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 3.6 percent.

Wyoming County reported 28 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing its overall total to 2,475 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Eight are from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; 10 are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; two are from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and eight are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Eleven of the new cases are in under the age of 20, six in their 20s, three in their 30s, two in their 40s, three in their 50s, one in their 60s, one in their 70s, and one in their 90s.

As of Monday, the county had 49 active cases under mandatory isolation and 119 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by 20, bringing the county’s total to 2,375.

In Wyoming County, 13,491 residents, or 33.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 9,319 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 72,283 total tests conducted for county residents, with 69,808 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 3.4 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 40 new, confirmed COVID-19 over the weekend, increasing its overall total to 4,199 as of Monday.

Livingston County also recorded 30 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,057.

There are 98 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an decrease of 10 since Friday.

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

Active cases include 18 in Dansville (up seven); 16 in Geneseo; 15 in Caledonia (down one); 11 in Mount Morris (up five); 10 in Avon; seven in Livonia (down three); six in Lima (up four); four in Piffard; three in Nunda (down two); two cases each in Lakeville (up one) and Springwater (down one); and single cases in Conesus (down one), Hunt, Leicester (new), 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 120,094 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 115,895 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 2 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 18 active cases among its college community on Monday, an increase of two from Friday.

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

Eighteen students were isolating, including 13 off-campus and five on-campus.

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