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COVID-19: Westchester Sees Decrease In Cases For Third Straight Day; Rundown By Municipality

The latest Westchester County's Department of Health's COVID-19 map on Wednesday, Jan. 27 - the yellow and orange hotspot zones have since been rescinded by the state.
The latest Westchester County's Department of Health's COVID-19 map on Wednesday, Jan. 27 - the yellow and orange hotspot zones have since been rescinded by the state. Photo Credit: Westchester County

For the third straight day, Westchester has seen a decrease in new COVID-19 cases as the county moves past the post-holiday surge of the virus across the country.

The Westchester Department of Health is reporting 638 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases, bringing the total in the county to a total of 91,223 positive infections (5.3 percent) since the pandemic began last March. More than 1.7 million tests have been administered countywide. 

Health officials are now monitoring 10,925 active cases, down from more than 11,000 late last week. Eight new COVID-19-related deaths brought the total to 2,029 fatalities during the pandemic.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Westchester, by municipality, according to the Department of Health on Wednesday, Jan. 27:

  • Yonkers: 2,837;
  • New Rochelle: 927;
  • Mount Vernon: 876;
  • White Plains: 613;
  • Greenburgh: 415;
  • Ossining Village: 406;
  • Yorktown: 372;
  • Peekskill: 364;
  • Cortlandt: 363;
  • Port Chester: 360;
  • Sleepy Hollow: 235;
  • Mamaroneck Village: 231;
  • Eastchester: 218;
  • Mount Pleasant: 210;
  • Harrison: 209;
  • Somers: 190;
  • Tarrytown: 166;
  • Bedford: 151;
  • Rye City: 123;
  • Mount Kisco: 121;
  • Mamaroneck Town: 107;
  • New Castle: 93;
  • North Castle: 93;
  • Dobbs Ferry: 92;
  • Scarsdale: 86;
  • Tuckahoe: 86;
  • Rye Brook: 83;
  • Pleasantville: 83;
  • Pelham: 78;
  • Lewisboro: 75;
  • Ossining Town: 72;
  • Larchmont: 66;
  • Hastings-on-Hudson: 66;
  • Briarcliff Manor: 64;
  • Bronxville: 59;
  • Irvington: 54;
  • Croton-on-Hudson: 53;
  • Elmsford: 52;
  • Pelham Manor: 52;
  • Ardsley: 33;
  • North Salem: 33;
  • Buchanan: 31;
  • Pound Ridge: 27.

There were 202,661 COVID-19 tests administered in New York on Jan. 26, according to Cuomo, resulting in 8,771 positive cases for a 5.44 percent positive infection rate, down from more than six percent the previous day.

Currently, there are 8,771 COVID-19 patients hospitalized across the state, while more than 1,588 are in ICU, and 1,027 are intubated with the virus. There were 162 new COVID-19-related deaths reported in the past 24 hours.

Statewide, a total of 1,361,082 positive COVID-19 cases have been confirmed out of 31.12 million tests that have been administered. There have been a total of 34,579 virus-related deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.

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