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178 COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,184 Westchester Resident Deaths – Thursday, May 7, 2020

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing May 7, 2020

(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his May 7, 2020 press briefing on COVID-19.)

For Thursday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:

178 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
10 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 168 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
4 new COVID-19 cases.

Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer delivered his COVID-19 update Wednesday from the Theodore D. Young Community Center in Greenburgh. He was joined by faith leaders from the Town of Greenburgh to distribute masks to communities in need.

Just like everyone else, Latimer is looking at the NY State COVID-19 tracker for county and state level statistics on the pandemic.

Important to note expanded reporting now shows fatality data from all nursing homes in the State, including The Osborn in Rye.

The COVID-19 numbers:

  • Fatalities of Westchester residents: 1,184
  • Fatalities at Westchester nursing homes – The Osborn Home in Rye is reporting three (3) confirmed COVID-19 deaths and five (5) presumed COVID-19 deaths thru May 6th. There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
  • Fatalities in Westchester: 1,305
  • Numbers of persons tested: 105,242
  • Tested positive: 30,708
  • % Positive results: 29.2%
  • Persons tested today: 1,311
  • New positives today: 282

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