Putnam County officials reported 507 new cases in the latest data released by the Department of Health, bringing the total to 3,671 cases out of 92,281 COVID-19 tests administered since the virus started spreading in early March.
There are currently 15 COVID-19 patients hospitalized, and the county is monitoring 203 active cases. A total of 66 virus-related deaths have been reported in Putnam, up two from the last COVID-19 update from the Department of Health.
A breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Putnam County, according to the latest information released by the Department of Health on Monday, Dec. 14:
- Carmel: 1,329 (203 new);
- Southeast: 832 (114);
- Kent: 526 (69);
- Putnam Valley: 387 (60);
- Patterson: 380 (41);
- Philipstown: 217 (20).
A total of 205,250 COVID-19 tests were administered in New York on Sunday, Dec. 13, with 10,194 positive cases. The total infection rate across the state was at 4.96 percent.
The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in New York climbed to 5,410, and there were 106 new virus-related deaths reported, bringing the total to 27,785 fatalities in the past nine months.
Since the pandemic began, 21,962 COVID-19 tests have been administered in New York, with 775,160 in total testing positive for the virus.
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