(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his September 8, 2020 press briefing.)
For Tuesday, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers:
229 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
5 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 224 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
3 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 covered an array of topics including the area’s school re-openings. The County has no formal role with schools but has offered help via its health department.
Just like everyone else, county executives look 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: 1,452
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 September 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: 1,584
Numbers of persons tested: 567,207
Tested positive: 37,314
% Positive results: 6.6%
Persons tested today: 3,039
New positives today: 37