Active COVID-19 cases decline again in GLOW region

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases increased significantly in the GLOW region over the weekend.

A total of 235 cases were reported as of Monday afternoon. That compares to 214 active cases on Friday, marking an increase of 21.

The number of active cases has been above 200 since this March 30, when 192 active cases were reported.

In the meantime, Livingston County has topped more than 4,000 coronavirus cases since the pandemic arrived locally last March.

In the four-county GLOW region, a total of 115 new cases were reported over the past weekend, along with 76 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Monday reported 47 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,721 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March.

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

Twelve of the new positive individuals are inmates at the Genesee County Jail.

The county also reported 17 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,125.

In Genesee County, 17,748 residents, or 30.9 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 10,833 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 86 active cases, nine are hospitalized.

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

There have been 116,200 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 111,479 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.06 percent.

Orleans County reported 18 new positive cases for a total of 2,601 since the pandemic began.

The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western region. One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

Five of the new positive individuals are inmates of the Albion Correctional Facility, and one is an inmate of the Orleans Correctional Facility.

The county reported 20 new recoveries for a total of 2,182.

In Orleans County, 10,041 residents, or 24.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 6,015 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 45 active cases in Orleans County, five are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

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

To date, there have been 62,561 total tests conducted for county residents, with 59,960 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.16 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported 26 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, bringing its overall total to 2,355 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

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

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

There were seven new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 523 cases. The cases at state correctional facilities are managed by the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision and are not included in the Wyoming County total.

As of Monday, the county had 41 active cases under mandatory isolation and 81 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by 15, bringing the county’s total to 2,264.

In Wyoming County, 11,307 residents, or 28.2 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 6,770 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Wyoming County’s death total is being reported at 50 by county health officials, identical to what the state Department of Health is reporting.

To date, there have been 68,281 total tests conducted for county residents, with 65,926 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.45 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 24 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases over the weekend, increasing its overall total to 4,009 as of Monday.

Livingston County also recorded 24 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,902.

There are 63 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, marking no change since Friday.

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

Active cases include 28 in Geneseo (down four); eight each in Avon (up four) and Dansville (up one); four in Caledonia; three each in Lima (down two) and Livonia; two cases each in Nunda (new) and a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County; and single cases in Leicester, Mount Morris, Piffard, Springwater and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County.

The county has reported 44 COVID-19-related deaths, according to the county tracking map. New York state has logged 58 deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 113,739 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 109,730 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.52 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 38 active cases among its college community on Monday, a decrease of six cases since Friday. A total of nine students were in precautionary quarantine, with 58 in mandatory quarantine.

Thirty students were isolating off-campus, with eight isolating on-campus.

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