Counties in the Southern Tier are receiving failing grades for social distancing based on human mobility data, which derives how much people are traveling and gathering based on cellphone data.
|County||Grade||Avg. Mobility||Non-Essential Visits||Encounters Density|
|Chemung||D-||D: 25-40%||F: 55%||D: 40-74%|
|Steuben||D||F: <25%||F: <55%||B: 82-94|
|Schuyler||C||F: <25%||Insufficient Data||A: > 94%|
- Chemung County has had 106 cases with 74 recoveries and three deaths.
- Steuben County has had 238 cases with 151 recoveries and 38 deaths.
- Schuyler County has had 10 cases with nine recoveries and no deaths.
All three New York counties are scheduled to begin phase one of reopening on May 15.
None of the counties in New York State received an “A” grade and the highest grade of a B- was given out went to Essex, Hamilton, and Lewis counties.