Chemung County reports fourth COVID-19 death this week

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HORSEHEADS, N.Y. (WETM) – Chemung County has reported its 18th COVID-19 death, the fourth reported this week.

According to Chemung County Executive Chris Moss, the patient was a 72-year-old woman from the Village of Horseheads.

County Executive Moss adds that the case is linked to a COVID-19 cluster that is under investigation.

Chemung County currently has 547 active cases of COVID-19, 389 of which are inmates at the Elmira Correctional Facility.

This is a developing story and 18 News will have more information as it becomes available.

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