Active COVID-19 cases rise past 250

BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases remained above 200 Friday in the GLOW region.

A total of 214 active cases were reported in the four counties. That compares to 210 cases on Thursday.

In the meantime, 53 new cases were reported and 47 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Friday reported 13 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,674 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, 50s, 60s and 70s. They include people in the county’s central and eastern regions.

One of the new positive individuals is an inmate at the Genesee County Jail.

The county also reported 10 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,108.

In Genesee County, 17,101 residents, or 29.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 9,917 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 68 active cases, eight are hospitalized.

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

There have been 115,093 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 110,419 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.06 percent.

Orleans County reported 10 new positive cases for a total of 2,583 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 and western region. Three of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

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

The county reported four new recoveries for a total of 2,162.

In Orleans County, 9,798 residents, or 24.1 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 5,800 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 53 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 61,824 total tests conducted for county residents, with 59,241 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.18 percent among those tested.

Wyoming County reported seven new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its overall total to 2,329 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Four 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; two are from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and none are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

One of the new cases is in their 30s, four are in their 40s, one is in their 50s, and one is in their 60s.

There were two new cases at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. Those facilities have had a total of 516 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 Friday, the county had 30 active cases under mandatory isolation and 87 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by 14, bringing the county’s total to 2,249.

In Wyoming County, 11,029 residents, or 27.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 6,441 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 67,351 total tests conducted for county residents, with 65,022 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.46 percent among those tested.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 23 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Friday, increasing its overall total to 3,985.

There are 63 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an increase of four from Thursday.

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

Livingston County also recorded 19 new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,878.

Active cases include 32 in Geneseo (up five); seven in Dansville (down three); five in Lima (up one); four each in Avon and Caledonia (up two); three in Livonia (up one); two cases in a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County (up one); and single cases in Hemlock, Leicester, Mount Morris (down two), Piffard (down one), 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 112,830 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 108,845 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.53 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 44 active cases among its college community on Friday, marking no change since Thursday. Quarantine data was ot immediately available Friday evening.

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