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One New COVID-19 Positive in Rye; 2,265 Deaths in Westchester – Thursday, May 13, 2021

George Latimer COVID-19 briefing May 13, 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, May 13, 2021, Westchester reported the following City of Rye numbers via the County COVID dashboard.

1,445 total COVID-19 cases since inception;
18 active COVID-19 cases (this assumes the remaining 1,427 have run the average two week contagion cycle and are no longer active);
1 new COVID-19 case

Latimer provided the following updates Thursday:

Vaccine numbers through yesterday, May 12:
County Center: 253,290
Clinics: 51,956 (most recent update, through 5/11)
Yonkers Armory: 62,019 (most recent update, through 5/9)
Total: 367,265

Westchester County
442,781 People with completed Vaccine Series
533,198 People with at least one Vaccine Dose
55.1% of Population with at least one Vaccine Dose
68.8% of 18+ Population with at least one Vaccine Dose
967,612 Total County Population

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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: 2,265
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 May 12th.
Fatalities in Westchester: 2,445
Numbers of persons tested: 2,779,389
Tested positive: 128,703
% Positive results: 4.6%
Persons tested today: 8,076
New positives today: 79

Westchester - Rye NY COVID dashboard 05-13-2021

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