An Update from Earlier this Morning:
COVID-19 Update: Active cases decrease across GLOW region
A total of 319 active COVID-19 cases was reported Thursday in the GLOW region. The number represents a decrease from Wednesday, when 357 active cases were reported. In the meantime, 47 new cases and 68 new recoveries were reported.
Here’s a county-by-county look at the data:
Wyoming County reported 12 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing its overall total to 2,58 community cases since the pandemic began, according to the Wyoming County Health Department. One is from the northwest quadrant, which includes Attica, Bennington, Orangeville and Sheldon; two are from the southwest quadrant, which includes Arcade, Eagle, Java and Wethersfield; three 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. Two of the new cases are under the age of 20, two in their 20s, four in their 40s, three in their 50s, and one in his or her 70s. As of Thursday, the county had 54 active cases under mandatory isolation and 221 people in mandatory quarantine. The number of recoveries increased by 25 to 2,477.
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 74,905 total tests conducted for county residents, with 72,323 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 4.2 percent.
The other counties of the GLOW region:
Genesee County on Thursday reported seven new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 5,068 cases since the pandemic arrived in the region in March 2020. The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 40s, 50s and 60s. The new cases include people in the county’s eastern, and central regions. New York state continues to report a total of 121 COVID-19-related deaths in Genesee County. he county reported 15 new recoveries for a total of 4,441 recoveries.
In Genesee County, 23,360 residents, or 40.6 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 17,683 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker. Of the 82 active cases, nine are hospitalized. There have been 128,097 total tests for the virus conducted in Genesee County. The results include 123,029 negative tests for an infection rate among those tested of 3.96 percent. The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 2.3 percent. Orleans County reported 13 new positive cases for a total of 2,886 since the pandemic began. The individuals are under the age of 20 and in their 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 80s. 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 county reported 11 new recoveries for a total of 2,397.
In Orleans County, 14,108 residents, or 34.7 percent of county residents, have received at least one vaccine dose; 10,435 residents have completed the vaccine series, according to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine tracker. Among the 99 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 70,055 total tests conducted for county residents, with 67,169 of them negative, for an infection rate of 4.2 percent among those tested. The county’s seven-day rolling average of positive cases was 4.2 percent.
The Livingston County Department of Public Health reported 15 new, confirmed COVID-19 on Thursday increasing its overall total to 4,326. Livingston County also recorded 17 new recoveries, bringing its total to 4,198. There are 84 active cases among Livingston County residents, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, a decrease increase of two since Wednesday. Of the current active cases, three are hospitalized, according to county health data. That represents an decrease of one since Wednesday.
Active cases include 14 in Caledonia (up one); 12 in Avon (down two); seven in Mount Morris (down two); six each in Geneseo (down two) and Dansville (down one); five each in Leicester and Livonia (up one); four each in Hunt (up one) and Piffard; three each in Conesus, Dalton, Nunda (up one) and a Le Roy zip code in Livingston County; two each in Lima and Springwater (up one); and single cases in Groveland, Lakeville, Linwood, a Canaseraga zip code in Livingston County, and a Wayland zip code in Livingston County (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 124,981 tests for COVID-19 among county residents. The results include 120,655 negative results, according to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map. The infection rate among those tested is 3.36 percent. The seven-day rolling average of positives was 3.2 percent.
SUNY Geneseo reported 13 active cases among its college community on Thursday, an increase of two from Wednesday. A total of 25 students were in mandatory quarantine, with none in precautionary quarantine. Thirteen students were isolating, including nine off-campus and four on-campus.