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Walk-Up Clinic Friday – 3 New COVID-19 Positives in Rye; 2,255 Deaths in Westchester – Thursday, April 29, 2021

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing April 29, 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 Thursday, April 29, 2021, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers via the County COVID dashboard.

1,427 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
40 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 1,387 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
3 new COVID-19 cases

Latimer said Westchester County Department of Health will be hosting walk up clinics for the administration of the Moderna vaccine for people 18 and over. The first clinic is this Friday:

When: Friday, April 30th
Hours; 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where: Westchester County Health Department Clinic
134 Court Street in White Plains.
In addition, people can sign up in advance if they would prefer (follow this link).

County vaccine numbers through yesterday, April 28:

  • County Center: 223,878
  • Clinics: 47,581
  • Yonkers Armory: 53,976 (most recent update – through 4/24)
  • Total: 325,435

Westchester County

  • 362,300 People with completed Vaccine Series
  • 498,222 People with at least one Vaccine Dose
  • 51.5% of Population with at least one Vaccine Dose
  • 967,612 Total County Population

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: 2,255
Fatalities at Westchester nursing homes – The Osborn Home in Rye is reporting eight (8) confirmed COVID-19 nursing home deaths, two (2) COVID Confirmed Out of Facility Deaths of NH Residents (Hospital-Other), six (6) presumed COVID-19 nursing home deaths and one (1) COVID Confirmed Deaths at ALF (assisted living facility) and four (4) COVID Confirmed Out of Facility Deaths of ALF Residents (Hospital-Other) thru April 28th.
Fatalities in Westchester: 2,435
Numbers of persons tested: 2,674,949
Tested positive: 127,521
% Positive results: 4.8%
Persons tested today: 9,996
New positives today: 128

Westchester - Rye NY COVID dashboard 04-29-2021

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