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Latimer Weekly Briefing: (5 New, 18 Active) 294 COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,479 Westchester Resident Deaths – Monday, November 9, 2020

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(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his November 9, 2020 press briefing.)

For Monday, Westchester reported a five new COVID cases in Rye. Here are all the City of Rye numbers:

294 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
18 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 276 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
5 new COVID-19 cases.

Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer held his weekly COVID-19 briefing on Monday from White Plains. In regards to COVID he said “the trendlines are concerning”. The discussed the fact the Governor has designated Port Chester a “yellow zone” – the only one currently in the county due to a rapid increase in COVID related numbers. A “yellow zone” has certain additional rules such as only four people max at a restaurant table and group gatherings are limited at 25 (versus 50).

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: 1,479
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 November 8th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,616
Numbers of persons tested: 914,878
Tested positive: 42,454
% Positive results: 4.6%
Persons tested today: 6,601
New positives today: 275

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