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202 COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,407 Westchester Resident Deaths – Wednesday, June 17, 2020

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing June 17, 2020 - Larchmont

(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his June 17, 2020 press briefing.)

For Wednesday, 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2 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 200 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);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 Larchmont. He was joined by County Legislator Catherine Parker, Village of Larchmont Mayor Lorraine Walsh, Love Bella Owner Ellie Zieminski and Nancy White from the Larchmont Chamber of Commerce.

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:1,407
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 15th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,539
Numbers of persons tested: 219,375
Tested positive: 34,385
% Positive results: 15.7%
Persons tested today: 3,189
New positives today: 27

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