Chemung County confirms new cases, recoveries of COVID-19


(WETM) – Chemung County has confirmed several new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 65 as of 10 a.m. on April 16.

The county has not provided any information regarding the ages, genders, or whereabouts of the new patients.

Cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the City of Elmira (16), Town of Elmira (8), Big Flats (6), Chemung (2), Erin (2), Town of Horseheads (7), Southport (9), Van Etten (1), Veteran (6), Elmira Heights (2), and the Village of Horseheads (6).

Updated regional numbers are:

Steuben at 176 with 19 deaths, Schuyler at 9 with no deaths, Chemung at 65 with 1 death, Tioga PA at 13 with 1 death, Bradford PA at 19 with 1 death, Tompkins NY 119 with 2 non-residential deaths (patients from the city), and Tioga NY 36 cases 1 death.

According to the county website, only two patients remain hospitalized and 19 have recovered thus far. Sixty test results are still pending in the county.

On April 7 the county confirmed their first and only COVID-19 fatality, a 70-year-old female.

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