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Steuben County reports new COVID death, while Yates officials work with Keuka College after student tests positive

Public health officials in Yates County say they have seen two new cases of the Novel Coronavirus over the holiday weekend.

Officials said they are working with Keuka College, as one of those positive cases was a student.


Meanwhile in Steuben County, another person has died from the virus – bringing the total number of deaths there to 43.

“It has been months since we last reported a COVID-19 related death in Steuben County,” said Public Health Director, Darlene Smith. “We know that COVID-19 is still present in the community and can be deadly. Let’s honor the families of those who have passed by committing to follow all prevention strategies to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect those who are most at risk.”

Steuben has 10 active cases.