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December 23, 2020 - 8:32pm

County reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, 21st death in the community

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Press release:

Data Update - COVID-19 is widespread throughout Genesee and Orleans counties. With the high prevalence of active cases, we are changing the way we are reporting the positive cases to regionally rather than listing each of the towns. Detailed demographic data is still being captured by the state

  • Genesee County received 50 new positive cases of COVID-19.
    • The new positive cases reside in the:
      • West Region (Alabama, Darien, Pembroke)
      • Central Region (Alexander, Batavia, Bethany, Corfu, Elba, Oakfield)
      • East Region (Bergen, Byron, Le Roy, Stafford and Pavilion)
    • The individuals are in their 0-19s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s.
    • Seventy-four of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list.
    • Twenty of the positive individuals are hospitalized.
    • Sixteen of the new positive cases are residents at Le Roy Village Green.
    • Six of the new positive cases are residents at Premier Genesee.
    • Three of the new positive cases are residents at New York State Veterans Home – Batavia.
    • We are saddened to report the loss of a community member. The individual was over 65. We do not provide any further information to protect the privacy of the individual and their family. Our deepest condolences to the family and friends during this very difficult time.
  • Orleans County received 15 new positive cases of COVID-19.
    • The new positive cases reside in the:
      • West Region (Yates, Ridgeway, Shelby)
      • Central Region (Carlton, Gaines, Albion, Barre) and the
      • East Region (Kendall, Murray, Clarendon).
    • The individuals are in their 0-19s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 70s and 80s.
    • One of the individuals was on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
    • Fourteen of the previous positive individuals have recovered and have been removed from the isolation list.
    • Eight of the current positive individuals are hospitalized.
    • Four of the new positives are inmates of the Orleans Correctional Facility.

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