April 21st: Two New Covid Cases In Steuben County

April 21, 2020

From Steuben County:

The Steuben County Public Health Department reports it has received notification that two additional Steuben County residents tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total to 198 confirmed cases. One individual is a resident of a Hornell area nursing home and one individual is a resident of the Town of Erwin.

The individuals are currently being isolated and monitored by the County Health Department. Public Health staff investigated and identified close contacts of the confirmed case and exposure risks. All those known to have direct contact with the individuals have been notified.

Per CDC and New York State Department of Health guidance, information is being collected beginning 48 hours prior to symptom onset through the day of the investigation. The investigation indicates that the individual reported visiting the following location within that timeframe.
• 4/19/20 afternoon – Tops in Corning
• 4/20/20 afternoon – Big Lots in Painted Post