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BATAVIA — Active COVID-19 cases continued to decrease Friday in the GLOW Region.

A total of 307 cases were reported. That’s 12 less than the Thursday total.

A total of 49 new cases were reported and 56 recoveries.

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments are encouraging businesses, churches and organizations to consider hosting vaccination clinics for their employees and members of their families. They can click https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GOHealthPopUpVaccineClinic to show their interest.

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

Genesee County on Friday reported nine new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 5,077 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020.

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 eastern, western and central regions.

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

The county reported 18 new recoveries for a total of 4,459 recoveries.

In Genesee County, 23,483 residents, or 40.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 17,871 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 69 active cases, seven are hospitalized.

There have been 129,196 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 124,119 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.93 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.2 percent.

Orleans County reported 11 new positive cases for a total of 2,897 since the pandemic began.

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

The new cases include one at Albion Correctional Facility.

The county reported 15 new recoveries for a total of 2,412.

In Orleans County, 14,257 residents, or 35.1 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 10,750 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 94 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 70,332 total tests conducted for county residents, with 67,435 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 4.3 percent.

Wyoming County reported 17 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its overall total to 2,599 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Three 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; four are from the southeast quadrant, which includes Castile, Gainesville, Genesee Falls and Pike; and nine are from the northeast quadrant, which includes Covington, Middlebury, Perry and Warsaw.

Two of the new cases are under the age of 20, four in their 20s, two are in their 30s, one is in their 40s, five in their 50s, two in their 60s, and one in his or her 70s.

As of Friday, the county had 66 active cases under mandatory isolation and 239 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by five to 2,482.

In Wyoming County, 14,522 residents, or 36.2 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 11,438 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.

No new cases were reported at state correctional facilities in Wyoming County. The overall total remained at 533 cases since the pandemic arrived locally.

To date, there have been 75,294 total tests conducted for county residents, with 72,695 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 4.1 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 12 new, confirmed COVID-19 on Friday, increasing its overall total to 4,338.

Livingston County also recorded 18 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,216.

There are 78 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease increase of six since Thursday.

Hospitalization data was not immediately available Friday evening.

Of the current active cases, two are hospitalized, according to county health data. That represents an decrease of one since Thursday.

Active cases include 14 in Caledonia; 10 in Avon (down two); six each in Geneseo and Mount Morris (down one); five in each Dansville (down one) and Livonia; four each in Conesus (up one), Hunt, Leicester (down one) and Nunda (up one); three each in Piffard (down one) and a Le Roy zip code in Livingston County; two each in Dalton (down one), Lima and Springwater; and single cases in Groveland, Lakeville, Linwood, and a Wayland 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 125,700 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 121,362 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.45 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives was 3.3 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported 11 active cases among its college community on Friday, a decrease of two from Thursday. A total of 14 students were in mandatory quarantine, with 11 in precautionary quarantine. Eleven students were isolating, including eight off-campus and three on-campus.

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