October 20, 2021: 168 New Cases, And A Covid Positive Patient In Troupsburg Has Died

October 20, 2021

BATH, NY – There are 168 new cases of COVID since Monday’s update. Sadly, another resident has passed. Thankfully, 86 more have recovered. 80% of those who are hospitalized are not vaccinated.
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Multiple of today’s positives are associated with Dana Lyon Middle School (3), Hornell High School (3) and Hornell Intermediate School (4).

Today’s positives are residents of:

City of Corning (15)
City of Hornell (21)
Town of Bath (14)
Town of Campbell (5)
Town of Caton (7)
Town of Cohocton
Town of Corning (11)
Town of Dansville (3)
Town of Erwin (6)
Town of Fremont
Town of Greenwood (5)
Town of Hartsville
Town of Hornby (4)
Town of Hornellsville (3)
Town of Howard (2)
Town of Jasper (3)
Town of Lindley (2)
Town of Prattsburgh (3)
Town Pulteney (4)
Town of Thurston
Town of Tuscarora (4)
Town of Urbana (2)
Town of Wayland (3)
Town of Wayne (3)
Town of Wheeler (3)
Town of Woodhull (6)
Village of Addison (8 )
Village of Avoca
Village of Bath (10)
Village of Canisteo (4)
Village of Cohocton (2)
Village of North Hornell
Village of Painted Post (2)
Village of Riverside
Village of Savona (4)
Village of South Corning
Village of Wayland

The Steuben County Public Health Department also reports the death of an individual who had previously tested positive for COVID. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 222. The individual was a male resident from the Town of Troupsburg who died at the age of 86.

“Our sincere condolences are with the family and friends of the gentleman who passed,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “As we head into more of an indoor season, it’s especially important to do all we can to protect ourselves and our loved ones from this continuously spreading 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.

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.