COVID numbers remain low across region

GENESEO — In what could be a COVID-19 milestone, no new COVID-19 cases were reported Wednesday in Livingston County – the first time since late October 2020 that a county had not reported a new case of the virus.

Livingston County’s total remained stable at 4,690 as of 1:20 p.m., according to the Livingston County Department of Health.

And active cases in the county likewise plunged again. Livingston County reported 17 active cases as of Wednesday, compared to 30 on Tuesday, according to the county’s tracking map. There were 13 new recoveries reported.

The towns of Lima, Livonia and Conesus were cleared of active cases.

In the meantime, although Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming county health officials did not report individual data, the state’s COVID-19 dashboard reported no positive coronavirus tests in Orleans and Wyoming.

The last time even one GLOW county reported no new COVID-19 cases in a single day was Oct. 22, 2020, when Genesee County reported no new cases. At the time, Genesee County had a total of 348 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Genesee County had 5,312 total COVID-19 cases as of June 1, the most recent data reported by county health officials.

The last time Livingston County reported zero new confirmed cases was Oct. 1, 2020, when the county’s total cases was at 218.

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

n Livingston County — A total of 30,070 residents, or 47.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose, while 26,174 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Of the current active cases, three are hospitalized, representing no change from Friday, according to county health data.

Active cases include three each in Dansville (down four)and Mount Morris (down three); two each in Avon, Caledonia (down one) and Geneseo; and single cases in Dalton, Nunda, Piffard, a Le Roy zip code in Livingston County, and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County.

The county is reporting 46 COVID-19-related deaths. New York State reports 60 such deaths in Livingston County.

Livingston County has administered 140,027 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 135,337 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.30 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives is 1.2 percent, according to state data.

n Genesee County — New York State data indicated Wednesday that 27,002 or 47 percent of Genesee County residents have received at least one vaccine dose. A total of 23,734 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 0.5 percent, according to the state department of health.

A total of 460 people were tested Wednesday, according to the state data tracker. Two tested positive.

n Orleans County — In Orleans County on Wednesday, 16,963 residents, or 41.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 14,595 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 0.8 percent, according to state data.

A total of 144 people were tested Wednesday, according to the state data tracker. None tested positive.

n Wyoming County — In Wyoming County on Wednesday, 17,170 residents, or 42.8 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 15,076 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 0.8 percent, according to state data.

A total of 148 people were tested Wednesday, according to the state data tracker. None tested positive.

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