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By Douglas Sciorra

Five Steuben County residents died from Covid-19 within one week

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County Health Department Reports from January 12-19

On January 12th, the Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of three COVID-related
deaths. This brings the total number of COVID deaths in Steuben County to 281.

One individual was a female resident of the Town of Lindley who died at the age of 68. One was a
female resident from the City of Hornell who died at the age of 61, and one was a male resident from
the City of Corning who died at the age of 83.

On January 14th, The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of a COVID-related death.
This brings the total number of COVID deaths in Steuben County to 282. The individual was a male
resident from the Town of Hornellsville who died at the age of 79.

On January 19th, The Steuben County Public Health Department received notification of a COVID-related death.
This brings the total number of COVID deaths in Steuben County to 283. The individual was a male
resident from the Town of Bath who died at the age of 76

“Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of those who passed,” said Public
Health Director, Darlene Smith. “Although practices around investigations and contact tracing are
evolving, it does not mean that COVID no longer exists. Unfortunately, COVID continues to spread at an
alarming rate and can have severe consequences for some. Please continue to take all precautions and
use prevention strategies – including wearing a mask, getting vaccinated and boosted, staying home
when ill, getting tested, and following isolation and quarantine guidelines – to protect yourself and your
loved ones.”

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.

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