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Posted on: October 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Covid cases up in Greenburgh/Westchester--be careful

Wear masks. Practice social distancing. We want you healthy and safe

Be Careful. COVID-19 positive cases are up  We are monitoring the increase in COVID cases, am in contact with state and county officials and will keep you informed of the status.   We all have to be much more careful so we can be safe and healthy.

 


Westchester Cases: 39,548 (+1033 since last summary two weeks ago)
Westchester Tests: 778,567 (+85,209 since last summary two weeks ago)

42 active cases in unincorporated Greenburgh
Westchester Fatalities: 1,469 (+13 since last summary two weeks ago)

New York State Cases: 485,279
New York State Tests: 82,009
New York State Fatalities: 25,659 (+132 since last summary from two weeks ago)

 

·         There is a serious upswing in Covid-19 cases. There were six deaths this week in Westchester. We had the same number for the entire month of August. Hospitalizations are around fifty. We were at about 30 two weeks ago. We are over 1,000 active cases now. We were last at this number on June 6th.

·         We will soon have an order issued by County Health Commissioner, Dr. Sherlita Amler mandating that masks be worn in all schools throughout Westchester. The order will allow for removal during mask breaks, eating meals or for those students who have medical issues and cannot tolerate masks. We will send you a copy of the order once it is completed.   

·         The Westchester County Department of Health is assessing youth sports activities. We’ve been told about issues with these events and want to make sure they are conducted safely and that State guidelines are being followed.


https://dailyvoice.com/new-york/greenburgh/news/covid-19-westchester-infection-increase-causes-concern-here-are-new-cases-by-municipality/796295/

PAUL FEINER

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