ALBION — New COVID-19 cases are increasing again in the GLOW region.
Results in Genesee and Orleans counties were incomplete, but as of Thursday afternoon, 20 new cases were reported across the region. This is part of the apparent up-and-down pattern of the last few days, with a relatively large increase followed by a small increase.
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Data for Genesee and Orleans counties remained incomplete on Thursday.
A limited update to Genesee County on Thursday brings the total to 345.
The new positive cases are from Batavia and Pembroke, under the age of 20 along with those in their 30s, 50s and 60s.
Data on recovery and active cases have not been updated since October 9th. At that time, there were 246 recovery and 27 active cases. Also, on October 9, there were 68 under compulsory regional quarantine and 122 under preventive regional quarantine.
There were 5 deaths due to the virus.
A full count of cases will be provided on Friday.
By Friday, a total of 32,925 viruses had been tested in Genesee County. The results included a negative test with an infection rate of 32,590 out of the 1.02 percent tested.
Orleans County reported four new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total to 343, officials said.
The new cases are from Albion and Carlton and are individuals in their 20s, 40s, and 50s who were not quarantined before becoming positive.
The number of collectors increased by one to 162. Due to travel from restricted states, there are four new people in preventive quarantine.
There are 19 active community cases under forced quarantine. This represents the number of active cases in the community. There are 76 people under compulsory community quarantine and 55 people under preventive community quarantine. A total of 55 people have died in Orleans County.
To date, a total of 18,194 tests have been performed, of which 17,851 were negative with an infection rate of 1.89 percent of the tested tests.
According to the Wyoming County Health Department, Wyoming County reported three new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the total to 163 cases since the pandemic began.
Cases were from the northeastern quadrant, including Covington, Middlebury, Perry, and Warsaw, all in their twenties.
As of Thursday, the county had 13 active cases in quarantine, 75 were quarantined, and 48 were quarantined after a trip outside the state.
Three new recoveries were reported, bringing the county to a total of 145 people. A total of 5 people died in the county.
A total of 22,467 tests were conducted with 22,304 negative results. The infection rate of those tested is 0.73 percent.
The Livingston County Public Health Service reported eight new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, bringing the county to a total of 259 cases.
The number of recovery reported was also 8, keeping the number of active COVID-19 cases in the county at 22.
There were a total of 229 collections in the county.
The county’s COVID-19 follow-up map shows 16 active cases in Geneseo, an increase of one from Wednesday. There are 3 in Dansville, 2 in Avon and 1 in Lima.
There were two Lima in the recovery.
The county has killed eight people due to COVID-19.
SUNY Geneseo reported 17 active cases within the university community as of Wednesday at 4 pm. This is an increase of one from the previous day. According to the university’s COVID-19 dashboard, the university also reported that 73 students were in quarantine, a decrease of three.
Individuals under quarantine may have been in close contact with positive individuals and have been quarantined to keep them away from others until the COVID-19 decision is positive or negative.
Fifteen university cases, including two reported on Wednesday, have recovered since September 1.
The County Health Department has previously advised that the data on the COVID-19 tracking map may not match the data for the local university. The county reports positive cases based on where the student lives. If a student returns to quarantine outside Livingstone County, it will be counted as a positive case in that county, but will be reflected in the SUNY Geneseo data. If a student remains in Livingston County, it counts as a Livingston County case and is included in the community in which the student lives.
Livingston County has conducted more than 30,200 tests on COVID-19 among its residents. According to the county’s COVID-19 tracking map, there were 30,018 negative results out of 30,277 tests. As a result, the infection rate of the tested individuals was 0.86 percent.
Contains a report by regional editor Ben Beagle.