September 8, 2020
From The County Health Dept:
BATH – The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of the death of an individual who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 43. The individual was a 75 year old male from the Town of Hornby who died while hospitalized outside the county.
“It has been months since we last reported a COVID-19 related death in Steuben County,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “We know that COVID-19 is still present in the community and can be deadly. Let’s honor the families of those who have passed by committing to follow all prevention strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect those who are most at risk.”
All residents should continue to monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough, shortness of breath, chills or repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and new loss of taste or smell and contact their healthcare provider for instructions if feeling ill.