COVID CASE UPDATE FROM ‘GO’ HEALTH — Orleans with 3 new cases, Genesee with 1

The Genesee and Orleans County Health Departments have received 4 more COVID-19 cases. Orleans County has 3 new cases (bringing the total to 132) and Genesee has 1 (bringing the total to 164).

“Contact tracing has been initiated and all who have had direct contact with the individuals will be notified by health department staff.

“Two of the Orleans County individuals are residents of the ‘The Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center’ and one is a community member.

“Genesee County’s individual who tested positive is a community member.

“We also received word of the death of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19 and was a resident of the aforementioned rehabilitation center. Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this individual during this very sad time.

“There is currently no further information to release on ages and location. Mapping to include the positive cases from the weekend will be updated on Monday afternoon.

“We continue to encourage all residents to be vigilant about handwashing, cleaning frequently used surfaces, properly wearing cloth face coverings over the mouth and nose, keeping your hand away from you face, limiting time out in public. When you need to go out for essentials, designate one person from your household and keep social distancing. Stay home if you’re sick.”