December 27, 2021 – Covid Update For Steuben County

December 27, 2021

The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of six COVID-related deaths. This brings the total number of COVID deaths in Steuben County to 269.
The individuals who passed were:
• Male resident from the Town of Hornellsville who died at age 67
• Female resident from the Town of Erwin who died at age 94
• Male resident from the City of Corning who died at age 89
• Male resident from the Town of Tuscarora who died at age 65
• Female resident from the Town of Cameron who died at age 53
• Female resident from the City of Corning who died at the age of 82
“Our condolences are with the families and friends of those who have passed,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “We urge everyone to do all they can to protect themselves and their loved ones. Cold weather tends to increase spread with gathering indoors, so take precautions like getting vaccinated and boosted, wearing a mask, and staying home and getting tested when ill.”

There were 126 new cases of COVID investigated since Wednesday’s update. 261 more have recovered.
Multiple positives are associated with the following school districts: Corning-Painted Post (7), Wayland-Cohocton (4), Arkport (3), and Canisteo-Greenwood (3).
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Today’s positives are residents of:
City of Corning (11)
City of Hornell (2)
Town of Addison (3)
Town of Avoca (2)
Town of Bath (13)
Town of Cameron (2)
Town of Campbell (13)
Town of Canisteo
Town of Caton
Town of Cohocton (3)
Town of Corning (3)
Town of Dansville (4)
Town of Erwin (9)
Town of Hornellsville (3)
Town of Howard
Town of Jasper
Town of Lindley (5)
Town of Rathbone (3)
Town of Thurston (7)
Town of Tuscarora (4)
Town of Wayland (2)
Town of Wayne
Town of Wheeler
Town of Woodhull (2)
Village of Addison (2)
Village of Arkport (2)
Village of Bath (10)
Village of Canisteo (3)
Village of Cohocton (3)
Village of Hammondsport (3)
Village of Painted Post
Village of Riverside (2)
Village of Wayland (3)