(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer (on the right) during his May 21, 2020 press briefing on COVID-19. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone is on the left and Nassau County Executive Laura Curran is in the center.)
For Thursday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
198 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
17 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 181 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
1 new COVID-19 case
Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer delivered his COVID-19 update with Nassau County Executive Laura Curran & Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone.
Just like everyone else, Latimer is looking at the NY State COVID-19 tracker for county and state level statistics on the pandemic and at the NY State regional monitoring dashboard to see our progress towards reopening.
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: 1,313
- Fatalities at Westchester nursing homes – The Osborn Home in Rye is reporting five (5) confirmed COVID-19 deaths and five (5) presumed COVID-19 deaths thru May 19th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
- Fatalities in Westchester: 1,438
- Numbers of persons tested: 131,034
- Tested positive: 32,673
- % Positive results: 24.9%
- Persons tested today: 2,671
- New positives today: 156