Four more deaths reported in Steuben County as outbreak widens

The Steuben County Health Department has reported four new deaths amid the Coronavirus Pandemic.

The announcement came on Wednesday, among those who had already tested positive for the virus.

Three of those deaths were residents of the Corning Center for Rehabilitation, and the fourth was a member of the community. All were over 70 years old.

“Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with friends and families of those who have passed,” said Public Health Director Darlene Smith. “As we’ve seen far too often, COVID-19 can be a deadly virus. It’s our collective responsibility to take this very seriously.”

Residents are encouraged to continue monitoring themselves for COVID-19 symptoms. The County is dealing with a recent spike in COVID-19 cases.

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