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December 10, 2021 – Steuben Co Reports Eight Deaths, 209 New Cases

209 more residents have tested positive. Tragically, 8 more residents have passed. 205 more have recovered. Of today’s positives, 68% are not vaccinated. Of the cases who are hospitalized, 74% are not vaccinated. Multiple positives are associated with: Alstom (3), Corning Inc. Sullivan Park (4), Thanksgiving gatherings (7), and the following school districts: Corning-Painted Post (12), Wayland-Cohocton (4), Addison (5), and Canisteo-Greenwood (9).

The positives are residents of:

City of Corning (27)
City of Hornell (16)
Town of Avoca
Town of Bath (7)
Town of Bradford (6)
Town of Cameron (4)
Town of Campbell (10)
Town of Canisteo (2)
Town of Caton
Town of Cohocton (6)
Town of Corning (12)
Town of Dansville (5)
Town of Erwin (8 )
Town of Fremont
Town of Greenwood (2)
Town of Hartsville (6)
Town of Hornby
Town of Hornellsville (5)
Town of Howard (2)
Town of Jasper (3)
Town of Lindley (5)
Town of Prattsburgh (4)
Town of Pulteney (2)
Town of Rathbone
Town of Thurston
Town of Troupsburg (3)
Town of Tuscarora (7)
Town of Wayland (6)
Town of Wheeler (6)
Town of Woodhull (5)
Village of Addison (7)
Village of Arkport
Village of Avoca
Village of Bath (9)
Village of Canisteo (7)
Village of Cohocton (3)
Village of Painted Post (3)
Village of Riverside
Village of South Corning
Village of Wayland (11)

The individuals who passed were:
• Female resident from the Town of Dansville who died at the age of 89
• Male resident from the Village of Canisteo who died at the age of 74
• Male resident from the Town of Bath who died at the age of 87
• Male resident from the Town of Hartsville who died at the age of 45
• Female resident from the Village of Wayland who died at the age of 56
• Female resident from the Town of Cameron who died at the age of 71
• Female resident from the Town of Bath who died at the age of 67
• Male resident from the Town of Wayland who died at the age of 83

“We are extremely shocked and saddened to have lost this many residents. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those who have passed,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “COVID spread and risk remains high in Steuben. Please consider all precautions you can take, including getting vaccinated and getting tested after exposure or when feeling ill.”

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.
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.