Mount Morris, NY, May 6, 2020 — The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) reports five new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County as of this morning, which brings the total number of positive cases to ninety-one.
According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director, these individuals and any associated household members are now in the LCDOH quarantine process.
· Male in his 50s who resides in Lima
· Female in her 20s who resides in Avon
· Male in his 70s who resides in Avon
· Female in her 40s who resides in Avon
· Female in her 60s who resides in Caledonia
Rodriguez stated that LCDOH will immediately begin outreach to identify close contacts and potential exposure areas per prescribed New York State regulations.
“As more and more people are tested for COVID-19, we expect to see an increase in positive cases,” states Rodriguez. “As of today, 7% of all test results associated with Livingston County are positive while 93% are negative.”
The updated numbers of positive and negative COVID-19 test results for Livingston County are:
Positive Test results: 91
Negative Test results: 1,281
LCDOH will continue to update these numbers daily on the County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19.
If you have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, please call your health care provider for an assessment of your symptoms. If you feel as though you may have had exposure to COVID-19, please call LCDOH at 585-243-7270. Call 1-877-280-6775 if you would like general information on COVID-19 or to learn how to volunteer. Livingston County Mental Health has created a help line for community members who need someone to talk to during these stressful times. This is a free and confidential service. Please call 585-243-7251, Monday – Friday from 9:00AM – 5:00PM. For COVID-19 information, visit Livingston County’s dedicated COVID-19 Webpage and join us on Facebook, Twitter, and our YouTube Channel.