Three Steuben County Men In Their 50’s, All Covid Positive, Have Died, Also: 78 New Cases

October 27, 2021

BATH – The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of the death of three individuals who had previously tested positive for COVID. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Steuben County to 226.

One individual was a male resident from the Village of Canisteo who died at the age of 56. One was a male resident from the Town of Campbell who died at the age of 50, and one was a male resident from the Town of Bath who died at the age of 59.

“Each time we learn of another COVID death, we are reminded how unpredictable this virus can be,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “Recently we’ve seen a number of deaths of individuals who are in their fifties, tragically younger than life expectancy. We all must do everything we can to protect our loved ones and slow the spread of this potentially deadly virus.”
One of the positives attended the penny social at the Avoca Legion on October 23 during their infectious timeframe, posing a potential public exposure risk. If you attended this event, please monitor for symptoms and consider getting tested.

Today’s 78 new positive cases are residents of:
City of Corning (13)
City of Hornell (15)
Town of Addison
Town of Avoca
Town of Bradford
Town of Cameron
Town of Campbell
Town of Cohocton (3)
Town of Corning (4)
Town of Dansville
Town of Erwin (3)
Town of Fremont
Town of Greenwood
Town of Hornby
Town of Hornellsville
Town of Howard (2)
Town of Jasper (2)
Town of Lindley
Town of Prattsburgh (2)
Town of Thurston
Town of Troupsburg (2)
Town of Urbana (2)
Town of Wayland (2)
Village of Addison (4)
Village of Arkport (2)
Village of Bath (2)
Village of Canisteo (3)
Village of North Hornell
Village of Painted Post (3)
Village of Wayland