May 1st: Covid Death In Bath

May 1, 2020

From Steuben County:

The Steuben County Public Health Department has 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 38.

The individual was a 98 year old male who died at a nursing home in the Bath area.

“We are very saddened to continue to have deaths reported,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “Hopefully we’re starting to turn a corner on this pandemic. We must always remember all of those who were impacted and honor their lives through our actions to protect others.”

All residents should continue to stay home and 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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