Total number of positive cases now at 13

MOUNT MORRIS — The Livingston County Department of Health (LCDOH) has reached 15 positive cases of COVID-19 over the past two days.


Three cases were confirmed on Sunday. According to Jennifer Rodriguez, Livingston County Public Health Director, all three individuals were tested separately at their respective medical providers’ offices and are currently at their private residences under mandatory quarantine.


· Male in his 40s who resides in Lima


· Male in his 60s who resides in Mount Morris


· Female in her 60s residing in the same Mount Morris household as male above


On Monday, LCDOH reported two new positive cases of COVID-19 in Livingston County.


According to Rodriguez, the first individual is a female in her 90s who resides in Mount Morris. She was tested at a Monroe County hospital and currently remains hospitalized. The second individual is a male in his 30s who resides in Livonia. He was tested at a hospital in Monroe County and is currently at his private residence under mandatory quarantine. Five household members related to this case are also under mandatory quarantine at home.


Rodriguez stated that LCDOH will immediately begin outreach to identify close contacts and potential exposure areas per prescribed New York State regulations.


The updated numbers of positive and negative COVID-19 test results for Livingston County are:


Positive Test results: 15


Negative Test results: 114


LCDOH will continue to update these numbers daily on the County’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage at https://www.livingstoncounty.us/1207/COVID-19.


Rodriguez said, "We want to send a strong message to our residents as this disease continues to spread. COVID-19 does not move on its own. When people move, the virus moves. Please do your part, be responsible, and stay home whenever possible to slow the spread. More than ever, we need to work together to protect the health and safety of our community. Staying home saves lives."


If you have a fever, cough or trouble breathing, call your health care provider for an assessment of your symptoms. If you feel as though you may have had exposure to COVID-19, 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.