January 3, 2021 – Steuben Covid Update

Data has been updated on cases through 12/31/21. About 150 additional cases have been investigated since then, but the data was not able to be processed in time for today’s report.

There were 243 cases from Wednesday’s update through the end of the year. Sadly, another resident has passed since Wednesday’s update. Of the new cases, 49% were not vaccinated. Of the cases that are hospitalized, 75% are not vaccinated.

Multiple positives are associated with: Bath VA (4), Christmas gatherings (16), Corning Inc Diesel Plant (11), and Wegmans in Corning (3).

The positives are residents of:
City of Corning (48)
City of Hornell (22)
Town of Addison (2)
Town of Avoca (2)
Town of Bath (17)
Town of Bradford
Town of Cameron (2)
Town of Campbell (10)
Town of Canisteo
Town of Caton (5)
Town of Cohocton (3)
Town of Corning (21)
Town of Dansville (3)
Town of Erwin (21)
Town of Fremont (2)
Town of Greenwood
Town of Hartsville (3)
Town of Hornby
Town of Hornellsville (2)
Town of Howard (6)
Town of Jasper (2)
Town of Lindley (2)
Town of West Union
Town of Prattsburgh
Town of Pulteney (4)
Town of Thurston (7)
Town of Troupsburg
Town of Tuscarora
Town of Urbana (3)
Town of Wayland (7)
Town of Wayne (3)
Town of Wheeler
Town of Woodhull (3)
Village of Addison (2)
Village of Avoca (3)
Village of Bath (7)
Village of Cohocton
Village of Painted Post (10)
Village of Riverside (5)
Village of South Corning (2)
Village of Wayland (4)

The Steuben County Public Health Department also reports that they received notification of a COVID-related death. This brings the total number of COVID deaths in Steuben County to 274. The individual was a male resident of the Town of Hornby who died at the age of 67.

“Our condolences are with the family and friends of the gentleman who passed,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “If you have not already done so, include getting vaccinated or boosted on your list of New Year’s resolutions.”

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.