December 1, 2021 – Five Steuben County Residents Who Were Covid-Positive, Have Died, 223 New Cases

BATH – The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of the deaths of five individuals who had previously tested positive for COVID. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 248.
The individuals who passed were:
• Male resident from the Village of Bath who died at the age of 73
• Female resident from the Town of Hornellsville who died at the age of 64
• Female resident from the Town of Howard who died at the age of 97
• Male resident from the Town of Hornby who died at the age of 74
• Male resident from the Village of Wayland who died at the age of 79
“There are no words to describe our acute sorrow for all the families and friends of those who have passed,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “We are all worn out by the toll that COVID has wreaked, but we must continue to persevere in our efforts to slow the spread and keep our loved ones safe, especially during this season of gathering indoors. Please remember that vaccination is all of our best protection against severe COVID. You can find vaccination sites at or” Multiple of today’s positives are associated with: Alstom (4), Corning Inc. Sullivan Park (3), Simmons Rockwell in Hornell (3), travel (9), and the following school districts: Addison (3), Corning-Painted Post (9), Campbell-Savona (3), Canisteo-Greenwood (5), and Wayland-Cohocton (4).
The positives are residents of:
City of Corning (28)
City of Hornell (26)
Town of Addison (3)
Town of Avoca (3)
Town of Bath (7)
Town of Bradford (2)
Town of Cameron
Town of Campbell (10)
Town of Canisteo (7)
Town of Caton (5)
Town of Cohocton (4)
Town of Corning (16)
Town of Dansville
Town of Erwin (9)
Town of Fremont (3)
Town of Greenwood (4)
Town of Hornby (4)
Town of Hornellsville (4)
Town of Howard (2)
Town of Jasper (4)
Town of Lindley (8 )
Town of Prattsburgh (5)
Town of Thurston (5)
Town of Troupsburg
Town of Tuscarora (8 )
Town of Urbana (2)
Town of Wayland (3)
Town of Wayne
Town of West Union
Town of Wheeler
Town of Woodhull (5)
Village of Addison (5)
Village of Bath (16)
Village of Canisteo (12)
Village of Cohocton (3)
Village of Painted Post (8 )
Village of Riverside
Village of Savona (2)
Village of South Corning (2)
Village of Wayland
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.
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