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5 New, 128 Active, 950 Total COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 1,858 Deaths in Westchester – Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Westchester - Rye NY COVID dashboard 01-26-2021

Remember that Rye guy and Westchester County boss George Latimer moved his COVID-19 briefings from daily to now twice a week on Mondays and Thursdays. So no briefing on the other weekdays, but we do expect to continue to post daily COVID-19 counts for Rye and Westchester County for the foreseeable future.

For Tuesday, January 26, 2021, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers via the County COVID dashboard.

950 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
128 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 822 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
5 new COVID-19 cases

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 reopening.

The COVID-19 numbers:

Fatalities of Westchester residents: 1,858
Fatalities at Westchester nursing homes – The Osborn Home in Rye is reporting eight (8) confirmed COVID-19 nursing home deaths, six (6) presumed COVID-19 nursing home deaths and one (1) COVID-19 adult care facility death thru January 25th.
Fatalities in Westchester: 2,021
Numbers of persons tested: 1,720,556
Tested positive: 90,665
% Positive results: 5.3%
Persons tested today: 8,951
New positives today: 636


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