(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his May 28, 2020 press briefing on COVID-19, broadcast from the Village of Rye Brook with Mayor Paul Rosenberg.)
For Thursday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
201 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
13 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 188 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
0 new COVID-19 cases
Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer delivered his COVID-19 update from the Village of Rye Brook with Mayor Paul Rosenberg.
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 continued 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: 1,357
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 27th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,481
Numbers of persons tested: 148,651
Tested positive: 33,293
% Positive results: 22.4%
Persons tested today: 3,266
New positives today: 107