Editor’s sign: This story has the latest information about the coronavirus pandemic in Rochester and Monroe County on Wednesday, March 25. Right here is our outdated update.

Rochester, N.Y. – Right here are the latest updates about responses to the coronavirus-COVID19 outbreak in the United States, as reported by USA TODAY Networkstaff. This story will be updated several times a day as stories are published.

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Latest COVID-19 numbers from Monroe County

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday there are 117 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Monroe County, of which 11 are original since the Tuesday afternoon update.

Unusual cases

There are 11 original confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the 4 p.m. Tuesday update. These original individuals include:

  • 1 male in his 20s
  • 1 female in her 30s
  • 2 males in their 30s
  • 1 male in his 40s
  • 4 females in their 50s
  • 1 female in her 60s
  • 1 male in his 80s

Hospitalized patients

Of the 117 confirmed cases, 22 individuals are hospitalized (up from 15), 11 are in ICU (up from nine).

Deaths related to COVID-19

3 patients (unchanged)

Resolved cases

2 patients have been released from isolation

Mandatory Quarantine

The Health Department has placed 534 individuals into mandatory quarantine and isolation (up from 472).

UR Medicine temporarily closes 2 urgent care facilities

UR Medicine has temporarily closed its urgent care facilities in Perinton and Spencerport to redeploy staff to varied urgent care facilities and emergency departments dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak.

UR urgent care facilities in Greece, Henrietta, Pittsford and Penfield remain start.

These that are experiencing what they think to be COVID-19 symptoms may tranquil call their doctors or UR Medicine’s COVID-19 hotline: (888) 928-0011.

White Condominium, Senate leaders agree on $2 trillion stimulus; US deaths top 800

The White Condominium and congressional leaders from both parties reached a$2 trillion stimulus dealearly Wednesday that will include whine payments to most Americans and an exceptional amount of cash to small businesses that have been pushed to the brink amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The exceptional economic aid invoice would give whine payments to most Americans, expand unemployment advantages and present a $367 billion program for small businesses to wait on making payroll while staff are forced to stay home.

Corpulent details of the stimulus invoice are expected later Wednesday.

Cases in nearby counties

  • Wayne County 4 
  • Ontario County 9 (1 transferred)
  • Onondaga County 60 +1 fatality
  • Genesee County 1 
  • Orleans County 3
  • Livingston County 5
  • Wyoming County 2 cases + 1 fatality
  • Erie County 114 + 1 fatality

US numbers Wednesday:

  • US deaths: 802
  • US cases: 55,225

Global numbers Wednesday:

  • 425,493 cases
  • 109,191 recovered
  • 18,963

Uber gives free meals, discounted rides for health care staff

Free meals anddiscounted Uber rides are now availablefor over 25,000 health care staff in certain areas of the U.S. who are helping retort to the COVID-19 outbreak.  

That is part of Uber’s latest partnership with health care union 1199SEIU, which represents over 45,000 first responders in the nation.

Uber says the $2 million partnership will wait on health care staff in Unusual York, Florida, Massachusetts, Unusual Jersey and Maryland, offering 20% off rides to and from their facilities.

‘Call back tomorrow’: Delay in coronavirus exams creates uncertainty

Tons of of Rochester-area residents who fear they have COVID-19 or who are in mandatory quarantine at home aretrapped in virus-testing limbo.

The man who made entrance-page information by becoming the very first person in the Rochester area to be diagnosed with COVID-19 is symptom-free. Nonetheless he remains in quarantine in a hotel because he has no take a look at results to demonstrate he’s better.

That man’s been waiting seven days. Others have waited 10. Some may have waited longer than that.

“It’s very confusing, and it be worrisome,” said Chris Franklin, a Greece resident who worked near several individuals with COVID-19 and has been ailing with respiratory symptoms for 3 weeks.

UR E.R. Doctor IV Mirus, who’s the infant of a deaf adult, explains the “flatten the curve” idea from a hospital standpoint

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Coronavirus scams on the upward push

Some examples of these schemes include:

  • Individuals and businesses selling fake remedies for COVID-19 online and engaging in varied varieties of fraud.
  • Phishing emails from entities posing as the World Health Organization or the Facilities for Disease Management and Prevention. 
  • Malicious internet sites and apps that appear to share coronavirus-related information to gain and lock access to your gadgets till payment is obtained.
  • Seeking donations fraudulently for illegitimate or non-existent charitable organizations.
  • Medical suppliers obtaining patient information for COVID-19 testing and then using that information to fraudulently invoice for varied exams and procedures.   


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Metropolis staffer helping distribute food at rec facilities exams certain for COVID-19

 A metropolis of Rochester employee who had been helping staff food distribution efforts at two local recreation facilities hasexamined certain for COVID-19.

The metropolis confirmed its first employee case in a information release Tuesday, but said neither the public nor co-staff had been at excessive danger because the staffer wore protective gear while on station.

That part-time staffer had worked food distribution of grab-and-plod meals at the Frederick Douglass recreation heart at 999 South Ave., and the Adam Road heart at 85 Adams St. She is an employee of the metropolis’s Department of Recreation and Adolescence Products and services.

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