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202 COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,405 Westchester Resident Deaths – Tuesday, June 16, 2020

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing June 16, 2020 - Kensico Dam

(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his June 16, 2020 press briefing.)

For Tuesday, 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2 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 200 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);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 from Kensico Dam Plaza where he was joined by Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation officials. Latimer mentioned they are considering running some “drive-in movie” nights at the Playland parking lot.

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:1,405
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 14th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,537
Numbers of persons tested: 216,186
Tested positive: 34,358
% Positive results: 15.9%
Persons tested today: 3,204
New positives today: 31

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