Active cases remain above 300

BATAVIA — Active COVID-19 cases continue to inch closer to the 300 mark in the GLOW region.

A total of 282 active cases was reported Tuesday. That compares to 277 active cases on Monday and 214 active cases on April 2.

In the meantime, 46 new cases and 47 recoveries were reported.

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments also issued a statement as the Johnson & Johnson vaccine goes on pause.

“The Johnson & Johnson Vaccine is currently on pause due to a very rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals after getting the vaccine, generally six to 13 days after receiving the vaccine,” the officials said. “If you have recently received the vaccine, be alert for potential symptoms such as developing a severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath — within the last few weeks contact your primary care provider and seek medical treatment.”

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

Genesee County on Tuesday reported 19 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,861 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 and 50s. They include people in the county’s central, eastern and western regions.

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

The county also reported 18 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,242.

In Genesee County, 20,253 residents, or 35.2 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 13,571 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 99 active cases, six are hospitalized.

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

There have been 120,112 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 115,251 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 4.05 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.3 percent.

Orleans County reported 14 new positive cases for a total of 2,679 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. One of the new positive individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported 17 new recoveries for a total of 2,225.

In Orleans County, 11,564 residents, or 28.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 7,498 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 74 active cases in Orleans County, two are hospitalized, according to county health officials.

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

To date, there have been 64,997 total tests conducted for county residents, with 62,138 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.13 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.1 percent.

Wyoming County reported four new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,423 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; one is 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 one is from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

One of the new cases are in his or her 20s, one in his or her 30s, one in his or her 50s, and one in his or her 60s.

As of Tuesday, the county had 38 active cases under mandatory isolation and 125 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by four, bringing the county’s total to 2,334.

In Wyoming County, 12,698 residents, or 31.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 8,122 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 70,350 total tests conducted for county residents, with 67,927 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 nine new, confirmed COVID-19 on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,105.

Livingston County also recorded eight new recoveries, bringing its total to 3,990.

There are 71 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an increase of one from Monday.

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

Active cases include 13 each in Geneseo (up one) and Avon (down one); nine in Caledonia; seven in Livonia; six each in Mount Morris (up one) and Nunda (up one); four in Dansville (down one),three each in Leicester and Piffard (up one); two each in Springwater, and 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 117,441 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 113,336 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 13 active cases among its college community on Tuesday, a increase of two from Monday.

Eighteen students were in mandatory quarantine with 11 in precautionary quarantine.

Thirteen students were isolating, including 10 off-campus and three on-campus.

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