December 8, 2021 – 55 Yr Old Hornell Man Has Died, And 223 New Cases In Steuben County

December 8, 2021

The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of the death of an individual who had previously tested positive for COVID. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 249. The individual was a male resident of the City of Hornell who died at the age of 55. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of the gentleman who has passed,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “Please continue to follow all COVID-prevention strategies during this high time of spread.”

Also, there have been 223 new cases of COVID. Of these positives, 106 more have recovered. 67% of the cases are not vaccinated. Of the cases who are hospitalized, 68% are not vaccinated.

Multiple of today’s positives are associated with Thanksgiving gatherings (10), and the following school districts: Addison (3), Hornell (7), Corning-Painted Post (9), Arkport (4), Canisteo-Greenwood (4), and Bath (5).

Today’s positives are residents of:

City of Corning (28)
City of Hornell (18)
Town of Addison (4)
Town of Avoca (2)
Town of Bath (13)
Town of Campbell (10)
Town of Canisteo (2)
Town of Caton (3)
Town of Cohocton (4)
Town of Corning (22)
Town of Dansville (4)
Town of Erwin (4)
Town of Fremont (2)
Town of Greenwood (4)
Town of Hornby (8 )
Town of Hornellsville (5)
Town of Howard (3)
Town of Jasper (3)
Town of Lindley
Town of Prattsburgh (4)
Town of Pulteney
Town of Rathbone (2)
Town of Thurston
Town of Troupsburg (2)
Town of Urbana (4)
Town of Wayland (3)
Town of Wheeler (6)
Town of Woodhull (4)
Village of Addison (7)
Village of Arkport (6)
Village of Avoca
Village of Bath (11)
Village of Canisteo (8 )
Village of Cohocton (2)
Village of Painted Post (3)
Village of Savona (6)
Village of South Corning (6)
Village of Wayland (6)