(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer started his his June 4, 2020 press briefing on COVID-19 with two minutes of silence in memory of George Floyd.)
For Thursday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
201 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
2 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 199 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
1 new COVID-19 cases
Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer started the COVID-19 briefing with two minutes of silence in memory of George Floyd. During the briefing he discussed the opening of county pools saying the Rye Playland pool will remain closed for the season – see our earlier report.
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:1,385
Fatalities at Westchester nursing homes – The Osborn Home in Rye is reporting five (5) confirmed COVID-19 deaths and five (6) presumed COVID-19 deaths thru June 3rd (that’s one new confirmed death since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,514
Numbers of persons tested: 171,868
Tested positive: 33,767
% Positive results: 19.6%
Persons tested today: 3,524
New positives today: 76