March 27, 2020
STEUBEN COUNTY, NY – The Steuben County Public Health Department confirms it has received notification today that an additional Steuben County resident has tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of Steuben County cases to fourteen. The individual is a resident of the Village of Arkport. This is the 14th case in Steuben County.
The individual is currently being isolated and monitored by the County Health Department. Public Health staff is investigating and identifying close contacts of the confirmed case and any exposure risk. The individual reported visiting the following locations while symptomatic and has been in isolation since.
· 3/18/2020 & 3/24/2020 St. James Medial Office Building
· 3/24/2020 Classy Café and Deli in Hornell – Midday
Residents, including those who visited the above locations on the days noted, should monitor themselves for COVID-19 symptoms of fever, cough and shortness of breath and contact their healthcare provider for instructions if they become ill. All those known to have direct contact with the individual at these locations are being notified directly from Public Health staff.