Follow-up Statement on Unattended Death of Student in Troy This Week

“The Rensselaer County Health Department has worked with the New York State Health Department and RPI in response to the unattended death of a student in Troy this week. An autopsy was completed and the cause of death has been identified as influenza. Further testing is expected to be completed in several days. As we stated yesterday, we do not believe there is any risk to the public. Our condolences to the family and friends of the student,” Director of Operations Richard Crist, Rensselaer County