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BATAVIA — The number of active COVID-19 cases in the GLOW region breached 350 on Wednesday.

A total of 357 active cases were reported by health officials in Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming counties. That’s the highest number since Feb. 11, when the region had 379 cases.

In the meantime, 62 new cases and 34 recoveries were reported on Wednesday.

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

Genesee County on Wednesday reported 18 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 5,061 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020.

The county continued to have information technology issues as of Wednesday evening and the breakdown will be updated as soon as the issue is fixed, officials said in a news release. The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 40s, 50s and 60s. The new cases include people in the county’s western, eastern, and central regions.

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

The county reported 11 new recoveries for a total of 4,426 recoveries.

In Genesee County, 22,909 residents, or 39.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 17,338 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 107 active cases, seven are hospitalized.

There have been 127,807 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 122,746 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.96 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.1 percent.

Orleans County reported 21 new positive cases for a total of 2,873 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, eastern and western regions. Eight of the new positive individuals were on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported six new recoveries for a total of 2,386.

In Orleans County, 13,622 residents, or 33.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 10,042 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 97 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 69,682 total tests conducted for county residents, with 66,809 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 4.2 percent.

Wyoming County reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing its overall total to 2,570 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; two are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; four 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.

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

As of Wednesday, the county had 67 active cases under mandatory isolation and 181 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by five to 2,452.

In Wyoming County, 14,236 residents, or 35.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 11,041 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.

To date, there have been 74,579 total tests conducted for county residents, with 72,009 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.45 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.9 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported nine new, confirmed COVID-19 on Wednesday, increasing its overall total to 4,311.

Livingston County also recorded 12 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,181.

There are 86 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease increase of three since Tuesday.

Of the current active cases, four are hospitalized, according to county health data. That represents an increase of two since Tuesday.

Active cases include 14 in Avon (down one); 13 in Caledonia (down three); nine in Mount Morris (up two); eight in Geneseo; seven in Dansville (up one); five in Leicester; four each in Livonia (down two) and Piffard; three each in Conesus (up one), Dalton (up one), Hunt (up two), and a Le Roy zip code in Livingston County; two each in Lima (down one) and Nunda (down two); and single cases in Groveland, Hemlock (down one), Lakeville, Linwood, Springwater a Canaseraga 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 124,536 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 120,225 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.46 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives was 2.8 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 11 active cases among its college community on Wednesday. A total of 28 students were in mandatory quarantine,. Eleven students were isolating, including eight off-campus and three on-campus.

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