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207 COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,426 Westchester Resident Deaths – Thursday, July 2, 2020

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing July 2, 2020 - 2

(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his July 2, 2020 press briefing.)

For Thursday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:

207 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
4 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 203 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);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 the Willson’s Woods Pool in Mt Vernon. Latimer was joined by Departments of Health and Public Safety officials to discuss health and safety precautions as two more County pools open in advance of Independence Day Weekend.

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: 1,426
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 July 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: 1,559
Numbers of persons tested: 275,161
Tested positive: 34,912
% Positive results: 12.7%
Persons tested today: 4,469
New positives today: 46

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