Officials in Ontario County say that as of Friday, five residents at the Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Hopewell had died from COVID-19.
While three of them are Ontario County residents, two of them are Monroe County residents, which adds to the challenge in reporting.
There are now 79 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ontario County, with 9 people hospitalized, 103 in quarantine, and 40 recovered. A total of 882 negative tests have been received by public health officials.
Ontario County has been releasing county-by-county data, which shows that the town of Hopewell has the most confirmed cases with 24.
Officials say that’s due to the nursing home there, though.