The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of the death of an individual who had previously tested positive for COVID-19. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 149. The individual was a male resident of the Town of Bath who died at the age of 65.
“Sadly, we are now starting to lose residents before they make it to medical care,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “Please make sure to seek appropriate medical care when ill, and do not underestimate this virus.”
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.
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