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23 New COVID Cases in Rye (& 103 Active) 463 COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,534 Westchester Resident Deaths – Monday, December 7, 2020

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing December 7, 2020 -- 1

(PHOTO: Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer during his December 7, 2020 press briefing.)

Still Rising.

For Monday, Westchester reported 23 new COVID cases in Rye. Here are all the City of Rye numbers:

463 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
103 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 360 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
23 new COVID-19 cases.

With the pick-up in COVID, Latimer has moved his COVID briefings to two times a week, typically Mondays and Thursdays.

“We are in the second peak of the disease,” said Rye guy and County boss George Latimer. “without question.” Over 300 people are currently hospitalized in the County. Latimer spoke about how private gatherings have been a source of the current rise and urged caution.

In other news, Latimer mentioned the Playland parking lot will be closed for the winter, as we mentioned on Saturday.

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.

The COVID-19 numbers:

Fatalities of Westchester residents: 1,534
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 December 6th (that’s no new confirmed deaths since the prior update). There is no data from Rye Manor or Vienna Senior Housing.)
Fatalities in Westchester: 1,676
Numbers of persons tested: 1,179,111
Tested positive: 55,187
% Positive results: 4.7%
Persons tested today: 8,468
New positives today: 516



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