Two COVID-19 deaths as active cases drop

WARSAW — Two new COVID-19 related deaths were reported Tuesday in the GLOW region.

One of the deaths was reported in Wyoming County. It marks the county’s first death since April 12.

The other death was reported in Genesee County.

Both deaths were reported by New York State.

The deaths came as a total of 237 active cases were reported throughout the GLOW region. That’s a significant decrease compared to the 310 active cases reported Friday.

Friday was the last time all four counties reported updated data comprehensively.

In the meantime, Genesee and Orleans counties reported a total of 69 new coronavirus cases since Friday. The number of recoveries was not available.

A total of 20 new cases and 21 recoveries was reported Tuesday in Wyoming and Livingston counties.

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

Wyoming County reported six new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing its overall total to 2,668 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department.

Four of the new cases are under the age of 20, one in their 20s, and one in their 40s.

As of Tuesday, the county had 33 active cases under mandatory isolation and 114 people in mandatory quarantine.

The number of recoveries increased by eight to 2,584.

In Wyoming County, 15,339 residents, or 38.3 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 12,910 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, but the state Department of Health is reporting 52 — an increase of one.

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 78,144 total tests conducted for county residents, with 75,476 of them negative, for an infection rate of 3.41 percent among those tested.

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.5 percent.

The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 14 new, confirmed COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, increasing its overall total to 4,479 as of Tuesday.

Livingston County also recorded 13 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,361.

In Livingston County, 27,349 residents, or 43.3% of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 23,529 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

There are 74 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, an increase of one from Monday.

Of the current active cases, six are hospitalized, according to county health data.

Active cases include 13 in Dansville (up one), 10 each in Avon (up two) and Livonia (down two), seven each in Caledonia (up one) and Lima (up one), six in Mount Morris (up one), four each in Geneseo (up two) and Dalton (down two), three in Nunda, two each in Conesus (down two) and a Honeoye Falls zip code in Livingston County, and single cases in Hunt, Leicester, Linwood, Piffard, Springwater (down one) and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County and Leicester.

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

Livingston County has administered 131,235 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 126,756 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.41 percent.

The seven-day rolling average of positives is 2.5 percent.

SUNY Geneseo reported three active cases among its college community on Tuesday. There were five people in mandatory quarantine, and three people in isolation, including two off-campus and one on-campus, according to the SUNY COVID-19 dashboard.

Genesee County on Tuesday had an increase of 32 between Friday to Tuesday for a total of 5,193 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020.

The new cases are under the age of 20 and 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s.

A total of 53 cases were active as of Tuesday, with five people hospitalized.

New York state continues to report a total of 123 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County — an increase of one.

In Genesee County on Monday, 24,531 residents, or 42.5 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 20,291 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 2.3 percent on Monday.

Orleans County had an increase of 32 between Friday to Tuesday reported a total of 3,007 cases since the pandemic began.

The new cases are under age of 20 and 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s.

In Orleans County on Tuesday, 15,192 residents, or 37.4 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 12,442 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker.

Among the 77 active cases in Orleans County, zero were hospitalized, according to county health officials as of Friday.

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

The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 3.5 percent as of Monday.

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