(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his (now weekly) July 20, 2020 press briefing.)
For Monday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
215 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
8 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 207 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
2 new COVID-19 cases
Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer held his weekly COVID-19 briefing from the Michaelian Office Building in White Plains. Latimer announced the details of the two drive in movies schedule for the Rye Playland parking lot on July 31st and August 7th (see our earlier story).
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: 1,440
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 18th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,572
Numbers of persons tested: 347,649
Tested positive: 35,551
% Positive results: 10.2%
Persons tested today: 3,104
New positives today: 36