(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his June 8, 2020 press briefing.)
For Monday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
202 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
2 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 200 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);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 held his COVID-19 briefing at the Michaelian Office Building along with Hastings-on-Hudson Mayor Nicola Armacost. “Phase two hopefully begins tomorrow,” said Latimer. Phase two re-opening includes all retail excepts stores within malls, offices and outdoor dining.
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:1,395
Fatalities at Westchester nursing homes – The Osborn Home in Rye is reporting six (6) confirmed COVID-19 deaths and six (6) presumed COVID-19 deaths thru June 7th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,526
Numbers of persons tested: 186,561
Tested positive: 34,000
% Positive results: 18.2%
Persons tested today: 3,336
New positives today: 46