March 31, 2020
From The Steuben County Dept Of Health:
The Steuben County Public Health Department reports it received notification that six additional Steuben County residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total to 36 confirmed cases. The individuals are residents of:
• City of Hornell (2)
• Town of Hornellsville
• Town of Urbana (2)
• Village of Bath
Two of the individuals are currently hospitalized, bringing the total number of Steuben County case hospitalizations to 11. Since the last release, a previously reported individual has been hospitalized.
Cases have been reported from both Hornell Gardens and the Fred & Harriett Taylor Health Center. The facilities are aware and are taking precautions to limit spread and exposure risks.
The other individuals are currently being isolated and monitored by the County Health Department. Public Health staff investigated and is identifying close contacts of the confirmed cases and any exposure risks. All those known to have direct contact with the individuals have been notified.
The investigations indicate the individuals followed Public Health protocols, limiting known public exposure risks.
All residents should continue to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and contact their healthcare provider for instructions if feeling ill.
For the latest Steuben County updates, visit Steuben County’s website at www.steubencony.org or social media pages: www.facebook.com/SCNYPublicHealth and www.instagram.com/SteubenPublicHealth.