Active cases remain above 300

BATAVIA — One new COVID-19 related death was reported Friday in Genesee County.

The death was the second this week within the county. It involved a person less than 65 years old.

Active cases also continued to increase Friday in the GLOW region. A total of 314 active cases were reported, compared to 306 on Thursday.

A total of 71 new cases were also reported, along with 51 recoveries.

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

Genesee County on Friday reported 21 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 4,998 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, 50s, 60s and 70s. They include people in the county’s western, eastern, and central region.

Genesee County reported a death of a community member under the age of 65 to COVID-19. This number was not added to Friday’s numbers. New York state continues to report a total of 121 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County.

The county also reported 19 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,387.

In Genesee County, 22,114 residents, or 38.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 16,401 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the 84 active cases, seven are hospitalized.

There have been 126,005 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 121,007 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.97 percent.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.6 percent.

Orleans County reported 16 new positive cases for a total of 2,812 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, eastern and western regions. Six of the new positive individuals were previously on quarantine prior to testing positive.

The county reported 11 new recoveries for a total of 2,321.

In Orleans County, 13,096 residents, or 32.2 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 9,666 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 101 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 68,348 total tests conducted for county residents, with 65,536 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.11 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 4.2 percent.

Wyoming County reported 19 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing its overall total to 2,520 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; four are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; five 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.

Nine of the new cases are under the age of 20, four are in their 20s, two in their 30s, one in their 40s, two in their 60s, and one in their 80s.

As of Friday, the county had 55 active cases under mandatory isolation and 95 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries remained the same at 2,404.

In Wyoming County, 14,036 residents, or 35.0 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 10,302 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 73,241 total tests conducted for county residents, with 70,721 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 15 new, confirmed COVID-19 on Friday, increasing its overall total to 4,238.

Livingston County also recorded 21 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,120.

There are 74 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an decrease of six since Thursday.

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

Active cases include 13 in Geneseo (up one); 12 in Caledonia (down two); 10 each in Dansville (up one) and Mount Morris (down one); nine in Avon (down two); five in Lima; four in Livonia (up one); two each in Dalton (new), Leicester (down one), Nunda and Piffard (down three); and single cases in Hemlock, Lakeville and Linwood (new).

Livingston County is reporting 44 COVID-19-related deaths. New York State is reporting 58 deaths attributed to the virus.

Livingston County has administered 121,723 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 117,485 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.38 percent.

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