COVID-19 Daily Update, June 8, 2020

Written by on June 8, 2020

 

SITUATIONAL UPDATE

June 8, 2020

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

New Cases

  • As of 2:00 p.m.
    • Genesee County received 1 new positive case of COVID-19 for a total of 198 positive cases
      • The new positive individual resides in Batavia.
      • The person is in their 30’s.
      • The new positive case was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
      • 3 of the previous community positive cases have recovered and have been released from mandatory isolation.
      • 0 of the total active positive cases are hospitalized.
    • Orleans County received 1 new positive case of COVID-19 for a total of 244 positive cases
      • The new positive individual resides in Ridgeway.
      • The person is in their 50’s.
      • The new positive case was not on mandatory quarantine prior to testing positive.
      • 9 of the previous community positive cases have recovered and have been released from mandatory isolation.
      • 17 of the total active positive cases are hospitalized. Please note those in the hospital may be from the community or a state-regulated facility. We do not separate them out to protect their privacy.
      • We are truly saddened to report we have lost 4 of our county residents to COVID-19. Two of the individuals were residents of Orchard Rehabilitation & Nursing Center. Two of the individuals were residents of The Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation. Our deepest condolences to each of these individual’s family and friends during this very difficult time.

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

The facility breakdown is only showing the total positive cases from those facilities from where we received a postive swab for COVID-19.

At the earliest Phase 3 may be opened this Friday, June 12th, however it will be at the Governor’s discretion. With that in mind, everyone waiting on Phase 3 should be developing and implementing their Business Safety Plan to the best of your ability and geared toward your organization whether it be a business, house of worship, non-for-profit organization, etc. You are responsible to have your plan in place prior to opening. You will not be submitting your plan, however it must be on the premises in the event of a state, local or safety inspection. Keep checking the New York Forward website for your industry/organization summary guidelines. https://forward.ny.gov/

Per Governor Cuomo gatherings (groups, assembly, meeting, etc.) of 10 or less are permitted with social distancing and sanitization protocols in place. The executive order is through June 21st or unless it is extended. https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/no-20233-continuing-temporary-suspension-and-modification-laws-relating-disaster-emergency The Health Departments do not authorize or allow exemptions from the Governor’s orders. If you have questions about the orders you can go to forward.ny.gov or e-mail the Finger Lakes Regional Control Room. https://forward.ny.gov/new-york-state-pause

Graduation: To help schools plan graduation ceremonies to celebrate all who are graduating in a safe and responsible manner click the link for the guidance. Socially distanced graduations of up to 150 people will be allowed beginning June 26th.: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/system/files/documents/2020/06/doh_covid19_graduation_060420.pdf

 


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