COVID-19 Daily Update: April 30, 2020

Written by on April 30, 2020

 

SITUATIONAL UPDATE:

April 30, 2020

STAY HOME; WASH HANDS; SOCIAL DISTANCING; WEAR A FACE COVERING!

New Cases

·         As of 2:00 p.m.

o   Genesee County received 0 new positive case of COVID-19 for a total of 149 positive cases

§  3 of the previous positive cases have recovered and have been released from mandatory isolation.

§  3 of the total active positive cases are hospitalized. 

§  1 of the total active positive cases is at a non-hospital regulated facility.

 

o   Orleans County received 4 new positive cases of COVID-19 for a total of 95 positive cases

§  One of the individuals resides in Albion and one of the individuals lives in Gaines.

§  Two of the positive cases were from The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehab Facility.

§  One individual is in their 50’s, two individuals are in their 60’s, and one individual is in their 90’s.

§  One of the total positive cases was considered a non-county resident, but the health department was notified that positive is part of our count.   The individual was followed in the county they are currently in.  The person has since recovered. 

§  1 of the previous positive cases has recovered and has been released from mandatory isolation.

§  5 of the total active positive cases are hospitalized.

 Click here to view the Genesee and Orleans County online map of confirmed cases

 The facility breakdown is only showing those facilities from where we received a postive swab for COVID-19.  Facilities will be added when and if there is a positive case of COVID-19.  If a regulated facility from either of our counties is not listed, there are no positive cases of COVID-19 as of the release of this briefing.  The local health departments do not have oversight with many regulated facilities, which may include nursing homes, correctional facilities, hospitals, etc.

 

·         The NYS Health Department will partner with the State’s Attorney General to investigate nursing home violations.  A hotline or online form can be submitted where residents, families, or members of the public can share complaints about nursing homes that have not provided required communications with families about COVID-19 diagnoses or fatalities, nursing home abuse, and neglect including failure to follow rules to keep residents safe.  The hotline number is 833-249-8499 or click the link for the online form:  https://ag.ny.gov/nursinghomes

 

 


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