(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his June 2, 2020 press briefing on COVID-19.)
For Tuesday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
200 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
1 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 199 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);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 Michaelian Office Building in White Plains along with White Plains Mayor Tom Roach. “We are halfway through Phase One,” said Latimer. He mentioned 16.5% of Westchester residents have been tested for COVID-19.
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: 1,378
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 June 1st (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,506
Numbers of persons tested: 165,091
Tested positive: 33,633
% Positive results: 20.4%
Persons tested today: 3,183
New positives today: 81