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Steuben County Issues COVID-19 Public Service Announcement
Monday, June 29, 2020

ANGOLA, IN - The Steuben County Health Department issued a public service announcement Monday afternoon urging all community members and visitors to the county to practice social responsibility in their daily lives and while visiting public areas including businesses and recreational areas.

Steuben County Health Officials say “it is important for residents and visitors to socially distance at least 6 feet, wash hands with soap and water often, cover your sneezes and coughs, and wear a face covering when recommended”. They say these measures will help keep the community safe and keep the transmission of COVID-19 as low as possible.

Officials say traveling can increase your risk of contracting COVID-19, especially to regions within the United States that are experiencing an increase in reported cases of COVID-19. Any community member that is planning on traveling to these areas should take all precautions and verify safety recommendations and travel restrictions with local and state officials at the destination.

The demographic breakdown* of COVID-19 cases in Steuben County as of last Friday, June 26th, a 3 cases age 0-19, 21 cases age 20-29, 34 cases age 30-39, 21 cases age 40-49, 14 cases age 50-59, 21 cases 60-69, 6 cases age 70-79, and 2 cases of individuals age 80 and older. Steuben County has a total of 122 COVID-19 positive cases, 92 individuals considered recovered and 2 deaths associated with COVID-19.



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