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Jan 26, 2022: 378 New Cases, A Death In Hornell

January 26, 2022

BATH – The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of a COVID-related death. This brings the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Steuben County to 287. The individual was a female resident from the City of Hornell who died at the age of 70. “We feel for the family and friends who have lost a loved one,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “COVID can be unpredictable in how it impacts different people. We must all continue to follow the best prevention and protection strategies of masking in public, staying home when ill, and getting vaccinated and boosted when able.”

A combined 378 COVID positive tests have been reported since Monday’s update. The number of home tests reported is likely lower than the actual number due to the Steuben County website being down. Home tests can be reported at https://tinyurl.com/steubenhometest

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.