The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) reports two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County as of this morning, which brings the total number of positive cases to twenty-two.
According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director, both individuals were tested separately at their respective medical providers’ offices and are currently under mandatory quarantine per LCDOH.
· Male in his 60s who resides in Lima; one household member related to this case is under mandatory quarantine
· Female in her 50s who resides in North Dansville; one household member related to this case is under mandatory quarantine
In accordance with state and federal medical privacy laws, additional information about these individuals will not be provided. LCDOH was notified of these positive cases this morning.
Rodriguez stated that LCDOH will immediately begin outreach to identify close contacts and potential exposure areas per prescribed New York State regulations.
Rodriguez states, “We should by now assume that COVID-19 is in and around the community, so we continue to urge all residents to regularly wash their hands and practice social distancing. Working together as a community, we can help slow the spread of this virus.”
The updated numbers of positive and negative COVID-19 test results for Livingston County are:
Positive Test results: 22
Negative Test results: 196